the White House


: the place in Washington, D.C., where the U.S. President lives
: the executive branch of the U.S. government
The White House announced the new appointments to the Cabinet.
White House staffers

Examples of the White House in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Earlier this month, the White House said Israel agreed to put in place four-hour daily humanitarian pauses on its attack on Hamas in northern Gaza. Sarah Beth Hensley, ABC News, 21 Nov. 2023 Later, the White House released a joint statement from the president and first lady Jill Biden saying that Ms. Carter inspired the nation. Bill Barrow and Michael Warren, The Christian Science Monitor, 20 Nov. 2023 Liberty and Bell have been staying in a room at the luxurious Willard InterContinental near the White House, as is custom, and hail from Willmar, Minnesota. Kathryn Watson, CBS News, 20 Nov. 2023 The annual pardoning of White House turkeys officially began in 1947 under President Harry S. Truman, according to the White House. Lisa Friedman, New York Times, 20 Nov. 2023 The Fifth National Climate Change Assessment, released last week by the White House, underscored that every fraction of a degree of warming added or averted will make a difference. Hayley Smith, Los Angeles Times, 20 Nov. 2023 According to the White House, the tradition of granting clemency to a turkey dates back to 1863, when Abraham Lincoln apparently pardoned one. Alex Heigl, Peoplemag, 20 Nov. 2023 Biden will welcome the White House tree at the Ellipse with military families in attendance. Rachel Schilke, Washington Examiner, 20 Nov. 2023 Erdogan ripped the West on the same day the White House announced the Israeli military has agreed to honor four-hour daily pauses in fighting to allow humanitarian aid to flow into Gaza. Greg Norman, Fox News, 9 Nov. 2023 See More

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“The White House.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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