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Donald Trump's Telling Change to the Oval Office

The president is returning to a freshly renovated White House—and it includes an unusual display.
Source: Carolyn Kester / AP

Here’s a little quiz. Take a look at the picture of the photo above, which shows the newly redecorated Oval Office that is occupied by Donald Trump. What’s unusual in this scene?

As a helpful hint, here’s a close-up of the area you should be looking at:

Is it the Remington bronze statue known as “The Bronco Buster” on the right, which many presidents have displayed? No. The portrait of Andrew Jackson just above the statue, which has survived the departure of ? No. The bust of Lincoln, on the left? Beneath the

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