The White House has been an American icon and a symbol of power since President John Adams and first lady Abigail moved into it 218 years ago.
The mansion is filled with halls and rooms that have been privy to all the inner workings of several administrations and meetings with numerous guests. Tourists, celebrities, and world leaders alike have seen parts of this American treasure and past presidents have even called it “the best public housing” and a “gilded cage”.
But in 2017, a few of President Donald Trump’s comrades from his private Bedminster club told Golf magazine that he called the White House a “dump.” The president went on to deny it, saying in a tweet, saying, “I love the White House, one of the most beautiful buildings (homes) I have ever seen.”
Here we will take a look at the decades-old design and some iconic snapshots from the historic White House. Keep scrolling for more.