The White House chief of staff is the head of the Executive Office of the President of the United States and a cabinet position, in the federal government of the United States. The chief of staff is a political appointee of the president of the United States who does not require Senate confirmation , and who serves at the pleasure of the President.
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The President's House was a major feature of Pierre (Peter) Charles L'Enfant's 1791 plan for the newly established federal city of Washington, D.C. Washington and his Secretary of State, Thomas Jefferson, who both had personal interests in architecture, agreed that the design of the White House and the Capitol would be chosen in a design competition.
The White House Visitors Office is responsible for public tours of the White House, for maintaining a facility where the public can obtain information about the White House, and for other White House events such as the White House Easter Egg Roll, Holiday Open Houses, Spring and Fall Garden tours, State Arrival Ceremonies and other special events.
In September 2022, Obama visited the White House to unveil his and Michelle's official White House portraits. In November 2022, Obama and President Biden campaigned for Democratic candidates in the 2022 midterm elections, including John Fetterman and Josh Shapiro, who both won against the Republican nominees. Legacy
Gary Johnson's popular vote total set a Libertarian Party record, and his popular vote percentage was the second-best showing for a Libertarian in a presidential election, trailing only Ed Clark's in 1980. Johnson would go on to beat this record in the 2016 presidential election, winning the most votes for the Libertarian ticket in history.