The United States of America. The nation’s political power is centred around the Capitol in the capital Washington D.C. This block encompasses the most important government buildings. Under the dome of Congress, both parliaments of the federal government are housed.
The White House is the private and official residence of the President. Some claim that he is the most powerful man in the world.
For the German US correspondent of the news channel n-tv, the White House is an almost daily background for his reports on current topics. Today, even turbulent weather conditions do not prevent him from reporting on the current political situation from there to Germany.
Today the topic is, as so often over the past years, Afghanistan and the foreign policy of the US. It is the domain of the President of the United States. Here, he has far-reaching powers.