In context: The Winston Churchill and MLK busts

As it usually goes in presidential transitions, the Oval Office had a makeover when President Donald Trump moved in Jan. 20. Curtains went from crimson to gold, and a golden rug replaced one that featured quotes from past presidents. A symbolic sculpture – the bust of Winston Churchill – is back on display, the Associated Press reported. Then there was the bust of another famous leader — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Was it in the Oval Office, or wasn’t it? The confusion started on Inauguration Day after a reporter, Zeke Miller, said that the bust of King was no longer … >>More stories from National


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