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The White House: Fun and Interesting Facts

FUN AND INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT WHITE HOUSE WASHINGTON



THE WHITE HOUSE CONTAINS



levels 6

rooms 132

bathrooms 32

doors 412

windows 147

fireplaces 28

staircases 7

elevators 3



tennis court

jogging track

swimming pool

billiard room

bowling lane



Only 10 of these are being read by the president himself

WHITE HOUSE RECEIVES 65 000 PAPER LETTERS PER WEEK



2500-3500 PHONE CALLS PER DAY

1000 FAXES PER DAY

100 000 E-MAILS PER DAY



ONLY 2 COUPLES HAVE BEEN MARRIED IN THE WHITE HOUSE



TRICIA NIXON, RICHARD NIXON'S DAUGHTER,TO EDWARD COX.



and



ANTHONY RODHAM, A HILLARY CLINTON'S BROTHER. HE MARRIED NICOLE BOXER, WHO IS THE DAUGHTER OF SENATOR BARBARA BOXER.



*president paid for food and drinks

*dry cleaning is paid by the family



THE WHITE HOUSE RECEIVES 6000 VISITORS PER DAY

*approximately



THE FIRST POPE TO COME TO THE WHITE HOUSE WAS JOHN PAUL II

HE CAME TO VISIT PRESIDENT CART IN 1979



SHORT HISTORY LESSON

THE WHITE HOUSE WAS BURNED BY BRITISH TROOPS IN THE WAR OF 1812



THE WHITE HOUSE HAS TWIN BUILDINGS IN FRANCE & IRELAND

tourist attraction

Irish Parliament



WITH FIVE FULL-TIME CHEFS

THE WHITE HOUSE KITCHEN IS ABLE TO SERVE DINNER UP TO 1000 GUEST



THE WHITE HOUSE REQUIRES 570 GALLONS OF WHITE PAINT TO COVER OUTSIDE SURFACE.



URBAN LEGEND SAYS THAT WHITE HOUSE HAS

secret laser defense system

AND ANTI-AIRCRAFT MISSILES ON THE ROOF



WHITE HOUSE DOG SPRINGER SPANIEL MILLIE EARNED $889,176

*4 TIMES MORE THAN PRESIDENT BUSH DID IN 1991



ONLY 4 MARINES ARE PROTECTING

WHITE HOUSE WEST WING

THEY ARE CHOOSEN OUT OF 180K MARINES CORP



WHITE HOUSE @ WEB

twitter 1,789,253 FOLLOWERS

facebook 661,160 PEOPLE LIKE



WHITEHOUSE.GOV IS RANKED HIGHEST BY GOOGLE, 10/10

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