.@FLOTUS Melania and I join the Nation in celebrating the life of Barbara Bush: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/statement-president-passing-former-first-lady-barbara-bush/
History of The White House
Our first president, George Washington, selected the site for the White House in 1791. Every president since John Adams has occupied the White House, and the history of this building extends far beyond the construction of its walls.