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Churchill’s Bust Back in Oval Office as Donald Trump Starts His Presidency

© REUTERS / Jonathan ErnstU.S. President Donald Trump, flanked by Senior Advisor Jared Kushner (standing, L-R), Vice President Mike Pence, Staff Secretary Rob Porter and Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, welcomes reporters into the Oval Office for him to sign his first executive orders at the White House in Washington, U.S. January 20, 2017
U.S. President Donald Trump, flanked by Senior Advisor Jared Kushner (standing, L-R), Vice President Mike Pence, Staff Secretary Rob Porter and Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, welcomes reporters into the Oval Office for him to sign his first executive orders at the White House in Washington, U.S. January 20, 2017 - Sputnik International
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US President Donald Trump has returned the bust of former British prime minister Winston Churchill to the Oval Office, US media report.

WASHINGTON (Sputnik) – The bust, removed from the office by former US leader Barack Obama in 2009, was spotted by reporters on Friday when Trump was signing executive orders after his inauguration, The Hill newspaper said.

​Back when Churchill’s bust was removed, the White House said it was in order to make room for the busts of Martin Luther King Jr. and former US president Abraham Lincoln.

British Prime Minister Theresa May could become the first foreign leader to meet with president Trump. The Telegraph reported citing anonymous sources on Friday that May was planning to fly out to Washington DC next Thursday.

 

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