President Obama and Vice President Biden launch the Campaign to Cut Waste, which will hunt down and eliminate misspent tax dollars in every agency and department across the Federal Government. Read the executive order. President Obama has consistently made clear that he will strive to lead the most open, efficient, and accountable government in history. Over the last four years, new initiatives have increased public participation in government and improved citizens' everyday lives. As part of President Obama's commitment to government transparency, we are providing online records of White House visitors on an ongoing basis. The White House has released nearly 3,, records to date.
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In a spirit of openness and transparency, the Obama Administration is proud to offer these exciting underground tours and informational web pages to the American People:. Visit the underground command center known as the Alternate Joint Communications Center. Learn about the sophisticated ventilation system and how the air intake blast valve functions. Sample water from the underground wells and see the ton bomb blast doors in action. The tour now includes a trip down to the White House basement where you will enter an unmarked storage closet that leads to the secret White House tunnel system. Includes important information that every American should know about the Continuity of Government plan for the United States Government in the event of a national emergency. Underground Tours.
How to tour the White House
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The official home for the U. Counting the Oval Office and the Rose Garden among its famous features, it remains the only private residence of a head of state open free of charge to the public. A contest to find a builder produced a winning design from Irish-born architect James Hoban, who modeled his building after an Anglo-Irish villa in Dublin called the Leinster House.