@AnnCompton


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Ann Compton
2 weeks ago:   Wednesday Oct 6 - 6:45pm
@jessica_roy @KarenMelissaGa7 Make it your phone screensaver? !

Ann Compton
2 weeks ago:   Tuesday Oct 5 - 8:56pm
@mkhammer Brava, Mom!!

Ann Compton
2 weeks ago:   Monday Oct 4 - 8:22pm
@DavidLat From someone who has followed you but never met you - What did you say in your remarks? We’d love to hear. - AnnCompton, former ABC News.

Ann Compton
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Oct 2 - 10:44am
@markknoller Thanks, Mark !

Ann Compton
2 weeks ago:   Saturday Oct 2 - 10:44am
RT @markknoller: By my count, this is Biden’s 23rd trip to DE as pres., totaling all or part of 62 days. His weekend scoreboard: -18 weekends at home in DE (Wilmington and Rehoboth Beach) -10 weekends at Camp David -8 weekends at the WH -1 overseas/Cornwall, England G7

Ann Compton
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 29 - 2:52pm
RT @joshgerstein: AP’s legendary photgrapher Scotty Applewhite again proves that, while he works in pictures, he’s one of the most articulate voices for press freedom of our time https://t.co/cEZt1PNOlH

Ann Compton
3 weeks ago:   Wednesday Sep 29 - 2:49pm
RT @TimAlberta: The patience. The poise. The technique. All while wearing slipper sandals. Get this man his own TV show. https://t.co/J9kkwqEhCl

Ann Compton
3 weeks ago:   Friday Sep 24 - 9:44am
RT @gleopold1: @JeffShesol discusses his @MercuryRisingBk with the incomparable @AnnCompton at The Historic Decatur House on Sept. 21. Thanks to sponsor @WhiteHouseHstry https://t.co/8KxvsMuPYo


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Ann Compton
3 weeks ago:   Thursday Sep 23 - 1:06pm
RT @BillHughesDC: The dog did nothing wrong. https://t.co/VMbaItFJwW

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Sunday Sep 12 - 9:46pm
@MrMikeBlake As you should!!!

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Saturday Sep 11 - 8:30pm
RT @markknoller: Same program also had unusually candid interviews with USSS Pres Detail Chief Dave Wilkinson about the efforts to protect Pres Bush on 9/11. Also, lots of the great Ann Compton about her recollections from the AF-1 press pool that day.

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Saturday Sep 11 - 8:01am
RT @stevenportnoy: Twenty years later, as I carry the radio pool duty she had that day on AF1, I remain in awe of the fortitude Ann showed, insisting that the public continue to have its eyes and ears on the president that horrible day. Hear her tell the story…

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 10 - 5:31pm
@JaeJew @WSB_Speakers Well said.

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 10 - 5:30pm
@WSB_Speakers I hope this lesson resonates: resilience. Our nation, blessed with the light of democracy, has overcome a tragic Civil War, searing struggles against inequality, financial and natural catastrophes. The strength of Americans’ honor and hope has kept us strong. Thank the heroes.

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Friday Sep 10 - 11:02am
RT @kristindonnelly: Joe Biden was aboard Amtrak on 9-11. He talked to @JohnKingCNN about what it was like - more today on #InsidePolitics - including an interview with @AnnCompton -- one of the few reporters traveling with President Bush as he got the news. https://t.co/ZNGkg8AtIr

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 9 - 3:43pm
@ratemyskyperoom Absolutely!!

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Thursday Sep 9 - 3:32pm
@ratemyskyperoom Actually, he is broadcasting from The Charles Hotel !!

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 8 - 9:00pm
RT @ratemyskyperoom: Classic mantel view. Lamp work. Nice twigs. Window treatments. 10/10 @AnnCompton https://t.co/Y04WmsFN7g


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Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 7 - 9:19pm
Wow. I would like my eight grandchildren to see this. Thank you, Linsey, for getting to the heart. https://t.co/XQPwvuHpzI

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 7 - 8:56pm
RT @ABCNewsLive: ABC News’ @LinseyDavis speaks with former ABC News correspondent @AnnCompton, who was one of the few reporters traveling with former President Bush aboard Air Force One on Sept. 11, 2001. https://t.co/6PhHTpozCP https://t.co/ywK7KXvSdm


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Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 7 - 8:43pm
These are important memories - Thank you, Linsey💙 https://t.co/XQPwvuHpzI

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Tuesday Sep 7 - 2:15am
RT @WHhistoryPres: Join me this Wednesday, Sept 8 at 5:30pm for a special @whitehousehstry program: “September 11, Twenty Years Removed - A Look Back at the Nation and the White House.” With @SusanPage and featuring @AnnCompton, @AnitaBMcBride, and Donna Hayashi Smith: https://t.co/RRGcQBcc1B https://t.co/d4zBFp7khM


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Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 1 - 10:34pm
RT @CKorenbeusser: We all remember those minutes. On the eve of 9/11, in the heat of the #AfganistanCrisis I deeply recommend to watch the very good #appletv documentary on #september11 #NeverAgain https://t.co/PIVL2cHIFP


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Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 1 - 9:49pm
RT @BillHughesDC: Almost 20 years ago, I was in my room at college finding out my mom @AnnCompton was on Air Force One. The date was 9/11. Her voice is the first voice over of this new @AppleTV doc. This gives me chills. https://t.co/jj2HZAnLKH

Ann Compton
1 month ago:   Wednesday Sep 1 - 8:50am
@DildineWTOP We had never seen such constant flashing ! Thank you for your riveting - and daring - photography!

Ann Compton
2 months ago:   Tuesday Aug 17 - 1:14pm
RT @astoneabcnews: A huge day at ABC News! Overall Excellence Edward R Murrow Awards in TV and Radio and a haul of other Murrow awards. Congrats to everyone!

Ann Compton
2 months ago:   Sunday Aug 15 - 9:38pm
RT @JohnJHarwood: if you're mystified at how the Afghan security forces could collapse so fast, read this from ⁦@CraigMWhitlock⁩ in 2019 https://t.co/MTW5v58g1N

Ann Compton
2 months ago:   Saturday Aug 14 - 7:45pm
@markknoller Dearest Mark. You are watching the wrong channels!! Miss you-

Ann Compton
2 months ago:   Sunday Aug 8 - 7:06pm
@AshleyRParker Moments. The kids will remember the magical moments. (Between the chaotic moments of just living. ). From a Mom at home unpacking the wet towels and sandy underwear.

Ann Compton
2 months ago:   Monday Aug 2 - 1:33pm
@LukeRussert @HarperHorizon @PunchbowlNews Bravo, Luke.

Ann Compton
3 months ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 11:57am
@BillHughesDC @Consensys Great opportunity, Bill !! Congratulations !

Ann Compton
3 months ago:   Thursday Jul 15 - 11:57am
RT @BillHughesDC: I am very excited to be joining @Consensys as Senior Counsel and Director of Global Regulatory Matters. Lot's of work to do to help make the #Ethereum ecosystem everything that it can be for mankind. My tweets remain my own, of course.

Ann Compton
3 months ago:   Tuesday Jun 29 - 5:31pm
RT @WHhistoryPres: .@WhiteHouseHstry has 8 new staff officing in our courtyard! Plus Mama Duck. https://t.co/1bd2bv1kyj


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Ann Compton
4 months ago:   Wednesday Jun 23 - 10:13am
@Olivia_Beavers @ktullymcmanus Proud of you!!

Ann Compton
4 months ago:   Wednesday Jun 16 - 9:11pm
@WHhistoryPres @USNavy @UofAlabama Beautifully put, Stewart. And he’s smiling down on you.

Ann Compton
4 months ago:   Monday Jun 14 - 5:37pm
@wolfblitzer @CNNSitRoom I cannot imagine a presidential foreign trip without Alec Miran -but Alec, you have earned everyone’s great respect and admiration!

Ann Compton
4 months ago:   Sunday Jun 13 - 11:16am
RT @BillHughesDC: Just a reminder that @dougmillsnyt is the GOAT. That’s all. https://t.co/w4popFXb6g

Ann Compton
4 months ago:   Sunday Jun 6 - 10:32am
RT @BillHughesDC: Incredible. Well deserved. All hail sweet roos https://t.co/MRNwlVgqvW

Ann Compton
4 months ago:   Friday May 28 - 8:10pm
@karentravers @marykbruce @ABC @ABCNewsRadio Amen. And to ALL of you Moms!

Ann Compton
4 months ago:   Friday May 28 - 3:49pm
@DildineWTOP You are a master, with a keen eye. Bravo.

Ann Compton
4 months ago:   Wednesday May 26 - 7:41pm
@BillHughesDC Ours, too, 3 miles from you. Days ago it sounded so distant. Today - it’s right overhead.

Ann Compton
5 months ago:   Sunday May 9 - 9:30pm
Son, You gave me the best gift today - your own newborn son William. Welcome Hughes grandchild number 8, age 7 and under !!!! https://t.co/6H5sateBiQ

Ann Compton
5 months ago:   Wednesday May 5 - 5:51pm
RT @BillHughesDC: Time for a panic attack ⁦@funnydanny⁩ Scientists Tried and Failed to Stop a Hypothetical Deadly Asteroid in an Exercise - VICE https://t.co/PpXx1OMV7k

Ann Compton
5 months ago:   Tuesday May 4 - 9:34pm
@whignewtons And the aluminum siding on the car seat - nice touch!

Ann Compton
5 months ago:   Friday Apr 30 - 11:54am
‘I’d Never Been Involved in Anything as Secret as This’ https://t.co/Q4nfF3itEy via @politico

Ann Compton
5 months ago:   Tuesday Apr 27 - 9:08pm
RT @Miller_Center: Excited to be a part of the next @UVA @UVADemocracy #DemocracyDialogue: ‘Self-government in the age of disunion’ w/ @SenCapito @TimKaine @presjimryan @MelodyCBarnes. What does ‘working together’ even look like these days anyhow?? Register #free & #joinus! Restreaming @ 5:00 pm

Ann Compton
6 months ago:   Thursday Apr 22 - 10:42am
RT @MaxwellSU: TODAY at 11AM EDT: Join Professor Sean O’Keefe and other former senior administration officials for a virtual discussion on the first 100 days of the Biden administration, hosted by @publicservice and @Miller_Center. Register here: https://t.co/vSbAPkauQo

Ann Compton
6 months ago:   Saturday Apr 17 - 6:23pm
Thanks, Mark. These are always welcome. https://t.co/0XpUKzhESa

Ann Compton
6 months ago:   Friday Apr 16 - 4:02pm
@BrookeBaldwin Brava, Brooke!!

Ann Compton
6 months ago:   Sunday Mar 28 - 8:28pm
RT @maryaliceparks: The nation’s capital showing off tonight after the rainstorm https://t.co/WL07bnHnoS


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Ann Compton
7 months ago:   Saturday Mar 20 - 10:36am
@juliemason @SObernauer @OKnox Me, too!!

Ann Compton
7 months ago:   Tuesday Mar 9 - 3:23pm
@reenaninan Is that Kate - who I held the day she was born ?? Omgosh.

Ann Compton
9 months ago:   Saturday Jan 23 - 8:33pm
RT @SecondGentleman: One of many highlights of the past week was a curator-guided tour of the White House. Here are a few photos of what I saw. https://t.co/yUgogPt3Dc


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Ann Compton
9 months ago:   Wednesday Jan 20 - 1:03pm
@jrpsaki @PressSec @POTUS @VP @SecondGentleman Welcome back, Jen

Ann Compton
9 months ago:   Tuesday Jan 19 - 9:44am
@AshleyRParker @PhilipRucker Brava, Ashley!!

Ann Compton
9 months ago:   Saturday Jan 9 - 11:20pm
The Dream Team. https://t.co/hG9qCSw2wd

Ann Compton
9 months ago:   Saturday Jan 9 - 7:56pm
RT @cspanhistory: "She saved millions and millions of lives." - daughter Susan Ford Bales talking about her mother, first lady Betty Ford's decision to speak publically about her breast cancer. Watch the full @WhiteHouseHstry interview with @AnnCompton Sunday at 8pm ET on @cspan 3. https://t.co/isrU2KcPz9


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Ann Compton
9 months ago:   Friday Jan 1 - 10:02pm
Beat this? NYNight - fridge full of @CactusCantina leftovers, floor covered with Cheerios, +four VeuveClicquot unopened. Family - the best. GodBless. A HealthyNY to all... -Ann

Ann Compton
9 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 30 - 11:08am
RT @StartHereABC: .@AnnCompton joins @rachelvscott in looking back on the Trump presidency, discussing the norms that he broke and the new norms that were implemented. LISTEN: https://t.co/OCNTZFdcey https://t.co/Fyw48C3zMx


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Ann Compton
9 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 30 - 11:07am
@maryaliceparks @StartHereABC @TheBradMielke @rachelvscott Thanks for inviting me back to walk down White House Memory Lane!

Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Monday Dec 14 - 8:44am
This is the Christmas present I’ve been asking Santa for! Big Congratulations to a star reporter! https://t.co/5h1nTEA2Kc

Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Sunday Dec 13 - 7:43pm
@whignewtons I coulda told’ya! Magic!!

Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Wednesday Dec 9 - 11:17am
Great Holiday gift for political young readers - and a goldmine of presidential trivia for White House correspondents who thought they knew everything (like me 😳) https://t.co/EJsB5SETs6

Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Tuesday Dec 8 - 10:21am
Today Not to be missed in a transition like no other: “Personnel is Power” @Miller_Center https://t.co/W6H37QyAdA

Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Monday Dec 7 - 12:48pm
RT @katebrower: Come one, come all! If you’re like me, you might be looking for something for your kids to do at 4 pm after zoom school. I’d love to hear their questions at my @PoliticsProse event with the incomparable @AnnCompton this Wednesday 12/9! @WHhistoryPres @CapChapReads https://t.co/RgGBmeN5bL

Ann Compton
10 months ago:   Thursday Nov 26 - 1:12pm
@whignewtons I’m grateful Nate has your grin.

Ann Compton
11 months ago:   Saturday Nov 21 - 7:00pm
@ddkochel Wow! It’s spectacular!! Hi to Marisa.

Ann Compton
11 months ago:   Friday Nov 20 - 8:14am
@OKnox Oh, I am so sorry and so disappointed. Your voice has always been one of the strongest in this town. And it will be again. And we will look for you HERE every day. 💪

Ann Compton
11 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 3 - 10:48pm
@OKnox @johnyangtv On AF1 from Columbus to Andrews some pool era speculated Kerry would run his transition from Boston. Seriously.

Ann Compton
11 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 3 - 10:45pm
@NorthHarborNYC @OKnox @johnyangtv I was with Bush all day. Rove looked despondent. Later staff told us they knew they would win but Bush said ‘no gloating.’

Ann Compton
11 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 3 - 10:42pm
@johnyangtv @OKnox I was there. Staff outside Crawford town hall voting location looked despondent. Later said Bush told them not to gloat. During Ohio stop exit polls promoted Kerry. Wrong ——-

Ann Compton
11 months ago:   Tuesday Nov 3 - 10:40pm
RT @johnyangtv: @OKnox I remember that Bush sounded like a defeated man when the spoke to reporters. Was he in Texas and flew back to DC? I can’t recall.

Ann Compton
12 months ago:   Wednesday Oct 21 - 8:28pm
You are, and have always been, a real champ, Ali! Power to you. https://t.co/Ju13aqqLcM

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Sunday Oct 18 - 8:27pm
@NorthHarborNYC @JonahDispatch Amen.

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Tuesday Oct 13 - 11:26am
RT @Miller_Center: JUST ANNOUNCED! Join the Miller Center's @WJAntholis, @MKCary, and @AnnCompton w/ @PoliticsUVA's Paul Freedman for an historic discussion about an historic #Election2020 via @UVa_LifetimeLrn. It will lessen your chances of saying "wha— happa—?"

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Sunday Oct 4 - 5:31pm
Victory Lap ?

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday Sep 24 - 11:21am
Words matter. @JMeacham finds contemporary threads in Pres Reagan’s last address. We spoke about one crisis day when my phone rang, a surprising call from the President himself. Please listen to Jon's newest @ItWasSaidPod: https://t.co/qoDRhZ8Wfr

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday Sep 24 - 11:20am
RT @ToigoFoundation: Next up: #Groundbreakers2020 — our 10th annual summit bringing together women from a mix of industries all focused one on thing—becoming groundbreaking leaders. In the Lead October 6th with the legendary @AnnCompton. Register today: https://t.co/7D6DsVTjog https://t.co/Lf6pD84Emn


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Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday Sep 24 - 10:22am
Ronald Reagan had a way with words. I spoke to @JMeacham about covering that presidency and a special phonecall I received during one of Reagan's busiest days in office. Listen to the latest episode of Jon's @Cadence13_ podcast, @ItWasSaidPod: https://t.co/qoDRhZ8Wfr

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 5:06pm
These voices were not heard that day. They are heard now, loud and clear. Thank you, @vermontgmg https://t.co/KNxfnI27Cg

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 4:56pm
RT @vermontgmg: .@michaeljmorell, presidential briefer, @CIA: The president asked to see me alone—it was just me, him, and Andy Card. He asked me, “Michael, who did this?” … When all was said and done, the trail would lead to Osama bin Laden. I told him “I’d bet my children’s future on that.”

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 4:51pm
RT @AriFleischer: On the biggest news day of their lives, no reporter wanted to be left behind. But I had to throw eight reporters out of what must have felt like a life raft to them. I decided to allow the AP to remain (@sonyagal), ABC News @AnnCompton, photographer @dougmillsnyt, along with...

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 4:51pm
RT @vermontgmg: .@AnnCompton, reporter, @ABC News: We were finally able to say on the record—I called my bureau and told them—that the president was heading back to Washington and would address the nation from the Oval Office.

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 4:49pm
RT @vermontgmg: @AnnCompton and the White House press corp aboard Air Force One realize they are not returning to Washington. https://t.co/Skp5wP0NQ2


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Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Friday Sep 11 - 11:24am
Ari - I have my notes. Most striking to me was your declaration to the pool in the press cabin at 11:31am “The President is being evacuated.” And that had to be Off-the-Record. Half an hour later we were on the tarmac at Barksdale. https://t.co/cqBYrTdoLm

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Friday Aug 21 - 4:28pm
@kpowell720 @WGNRadio @BenBradleyTV @DIvory_WGN @DavidHochberg @RichardERoeper @MarkSchanowski Chicago is a great political town - and my hometown!

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Saturday Aug 8 - 7:50am
RT @jdickerson: “American presidents are judged by history not by the issues they bring into office but the great crises that roll into their path.” - ⁦@AnnCompton⁩. Statecraft: The Bush 41 Team | PBS https://t.co/AJDoxZX1qL

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Wednesday Aug 5 - 10:56am
RT @Miller_Center: https://t.co/i8R4PoCrox .@AnnCompton, @BarbaraPerryUVA, @authorzoellick, @sbg1 all appeared in #Statecraft, the @PBS documentary on the Bush 41 foreign policy team that aired last night. They discuss the film in 15 minutes, with intros from @wjantholis and @jaymesuehoo of @myvpm.

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Wednesday Aug 5 - 8:20am
RT @Miller_Center: https://t.co/EWmUInMtRx Hope everyone got to watch #Statecraft on @PBS last night. Still time to register and join us & @myVPM as we discuss the film with 4 who were in it, @AnnCompton, @BarbaraPerryUVA, @authorzoellick, @sbg1, plus @wjantholis & @jaymesueHoo

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday Jul 30 - 8:25am
RT @Miller_Center: https://t.co/EWmUInMtRx Join us next Wednesday morning as we discuss the @PBS #Statecraft documentary w/ @sbg1, @BarbaraPerryUVA, @AnnCompton, Philip Zelikow (all in the film), @wjantholis & @jaymesueHoo of @myVPM. Film airs Tuesday night at 10:00 PM.

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday Jul 30 - 8:24am
RT @Miller_Center: . . . Colin Powell of @cpowellschool, Dan Quayle of @CerberusCapital, Robert Gates of @williamandmary, @CondoleezzaRice, @GovernorSununu, Stephen Hadley of @USIP, Robert Blackwill of @CFR, @AnnCompton, @AmbDennisRoss, @authorzoellick . . . @RichardHaass, @jeffreyaengel, @sbg1,

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Friday Jul 17 - 12:12pm
Half way thru your brilliant career there! ABC is lucky to have u https://t.co/w0DBjcxrut

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Wednesday Jul 8 - 8:40am
Oh, goodness it felt good to have a rollicking political laugh reading Buckley's book! https://t.co/ex3RxeZtmM

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Saturday Jun 13 - 9:47pm
@khats97 I remember your Mom from Pamela's wedding! I hope the messages of admiration from friends bring comfort.

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Wednesday Jun 10 - 10:22am
@JudyWoodruff And Judy - this award was only for reporting done in 2019.

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Wednesday Jun 3 - 5:20pm
Hey, @juliemason great day to dive into the @POTUSPressPool talking about the Presidents we covered together.

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday May 28 - 11:57am
@nachofiesta @markknoller @WhiteHouse How about his coverage of the last half dozen presidents?

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday May 28 - 11:55am
@markknoller you are a national treasure and a sterling example of what the best of @WhiteHouse reporting must be. And you are a generous friend to all of us. Love you, Mark !

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Thursday May 7 - 11:12am
What one famous White House Mother gave the nation. Join Susan Ford Bales and me today 5:30pEDT https://t.co/7W4a3bgjEf https://t.co/yEXxc4PMFI

Ann Compton
1 year ago:   Tuesday May 5 - 12:05pm
HistoryHappyHour Pls join me and Susan Ford Thursday 5:30pET . She moved into W H at age 17. https://t.co/WprcOwZgKx @WhiteHouseHstry