Then and now: How the White House press briefing room has changed
By Yasmeen Sami Alamiri
Since 1970, the White House press room has served as a meeting spot for administration officials and reporters, along with nine presidents.
The room was constructed over a swimming pool built for President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1933.
The room has been renovated over the years, including new carpet and high-tech improvements.
While every president has a different approach to the press, from the beginning, President Donald Trump hinted at major changes.