Chef Andre Rush has worked as a White House chef under four presidents. When he's off-duty, he's a fan of shopping at Trader Joe's.
George Aquilla Hardy combined George Washington's famous portraits with images of contemporary figures like Glenn Close and Michael Douglas.
Chef Andre Rush says everyone should have a muddler to crush fresh herbs and spices - a tip he picked up from the White House garden.
Chef Andre Rush worked as a White House chef under four presidents. His goal, he told Insider, was to prevent presidents from ever becoming "hangry."
Outgoing presidents have welcomed their successors into office through letters and other traditions. Donald Trump will be the first US president since 1869 not to attend his successor’s inauguration. He did, however, reportedly leave a note for President-elect Joe Biden in the Oval Office. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. […]
First lady Melania Trump has apparently not yet contacted future first lady Jill Biden, according to CNN. Trump could break tradition if she doesn’t invite Biden to the White House for a “tea and tour” visit. The gesture has been customary since at least 1952 when former first lady Bess […]
Fifteen former vice presidents have gone on to become president themselves. Some were unexpectedly inaugurated after the president’s resignation, assassination, or illness. Others, like Joe Biden, ran for office after their terms as vice president ended. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Throughout US history, 15 men who served as […]
Barack Obama’s “A Promised Land” sold almost 890,000 copies in 24 hours, leaving indie booksellers scrambling to handle orders. Shipments from publishers are filling up spaces once used for shoppers and events at stores reckoning with COVID-19 lockdowns. Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories. At Parnassus Books in Nashville, […]
Numerous movies have told presidents’ stories, but some actors look the part more than others. Paul Giamatti’s gave an intense portrayal of John Quincy Adams, but he didn’t look much like him. Daniel Day-Lewis shared a striking resemblance to President Lincoln in the 2012 film “Lincoln.” Visit Insider’s homepage for […]
While it may seem each presidential election is more shocking than the one before, American politics has a long history of memorable moments. Some elections have dramatically changed the course of history – just weeks after Abraham Lincoln’s inauguration in 1861, the Civil War began. The election of 1800 marked […]
Ever since the US was founded in 1776, its leaders have been breaking records. President Donald Trump is the oldest president to be elected. Whether Trump or Joe Biden win this year’s election, they will break that record. At 43, John F. Kennedy was the youngest elected president, yet Theodore […]
Some presidents like John F. Kennedy were born to wealthy families with large estates. Others came from working-class families who lived in small cabins or on farms. President Abraham Lincoln was born and raised in a one-bedroom log cabin on the Kentucky frontier. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. While […]
In the modern landscape of presidential campaigns, few things can help or hurt a presidential candidate more than having a viral moment. In 2008, Tina Fey turned a viral Sarah Palin interview into a viral sketch on “SNL.” During a 2012 speech at the RNC, Clint Eastwood famously addressed an […]
After the White House, the Obamas moved to an 8,200-square-foot mansion in Washington, DC. Bill and Hillary Clinton moved to a Dutch Colonial house in Chappaqua, New York. The Trumans returned to the Missouri home they lived in when they first got married. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. When […]
Some first ladies grew up in humble suburban homes. Others were raised on wealthy plantations and estates. Many of their birthplaces and childhood homes are now museums or national landmarks. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. The role of US first lady has never been officially defined, and the influential […]
You’ll be surprised to learn some of the jobs presidents had before they became commander-in-chief. Abraham Lincoln was a postmaster in New Salem, Illinois. John F. Kennedy was a journalist and reported on the end of World War II. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Though many presidents of the […]
Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. This year it falls on June 21. Almost every president of the United States has had children. Photos show these leaders doting on their kids just like regular dads. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. James Polk is the only […]