A report on Donald Trump and Oval Office

Official portrait, 2017
President Joe Biden on the night of his inauguration, Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Trump at the New York Military Academy in 1964
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris in the Oval Office, April 12, 2021
Trump (far right) and wife Ivana in the receiving line of a state dinner for King Fahd of Saudi Arabia in 1985, with U.S. president Ronald Reagan and First Lady Nancy Reagan
President's House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. George Washington's bow window (not depicted) is echoed in the shape of the Oval Office.
Trump Tower in Midtown Manhattan
Theodore Roosevelt Executive Office and Cabinet Room, c. undefined1904
Entrance of the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City
Taft Oval Office, completed 1909. Nearly identical in size to the modern office, it was damaged by fire in 1929 and demolished in 1933.
Trump and New Jersey Generals quarterback Doug Flutie at a 1985 press conference in the lobby of Trump Tower
Location of the Oval Office in the West Wing.
Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
Franklin D. Roosevelt in the newly completed Modern Oval Office, December 31, 1934.
Trump at a New York Mets baseball game in 2009
Plaster ceiling medallion installed in 1934 includes elements of the Seal of the President of the United States.
Trump and President Bill Clinton in June 2000
Caroline Kennedy and Kerry Kennedy beneath the Resolute desk in 1963. Note the Truman carpet.
Trump speaking at CPAC 2011
President Truman receiving a marble bust of Simon Bolivar from a Venezuelan delegation, December 27, 1946
Trump campaigning in Arizona, March 2016.
President Barack Obama with Oval Office artwork, September 28, 2012
2016 electoral vote results. Trump won 304–227
The Oval Office floor has been replaced several times, most recently during the administration of George W. Bush. The 2005 installation, based on the original 1933 design by Eric Gugler, features a contrasting cross pattern of quarter sawn oak and walnut.
Women's March in Washington on January 21, 2017
Location of the Yellow Oval Room on the second floor of the White House. A number of presidents used this as their private office or library.
Trump is sworn in as president by Chief Justice John Roberts
The Yellow Oval Room about 1868 used as President Andrew Johnson's private office.
Trump speaks to automobile workers in Michigan, March 2017
The Yellow Oval Room as President Grover Cleveland's private office, 1886. Note the Resolute desk before the 3 windows.
Trump and group of officials and advisors on the way from White House complex to St. John's Church
The Yellow Oval Room as President Franklin D. Roosevelt's private office, 1933.
Trump examines border wall prototypes in Otay Mesa, California.
Exterior of the West Wing (circa 1910s), showing the curve of the Taft Oval Office.
Trump with the other G7 leaders at the 45th summit in France, 2019
President Hoover views West Wing fire ruins, January 15, 1930.
Trump and Xi Jinping at 2018 G20 Summit.
West Wing expansion, 1934.
Trump, King Salman of Saudi Arabia, and Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi at the 2017 Riyadh summit in Saudi Arabia
Exterior of the Oval Office from the South Lawn, July 15, 2006.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meeting with Taliban delegation in Qatar in September 2020
George Washington (1776) by Charles Willson Peale
Trump meets Kim Jong-un at the Singapore summit, June 2018
George Washington ({{circa}}1823) by Rembrandt Peale
Putin and Trump shaking hands at the G20 Osaka summit, June 2019
City of Washington from Beyond the Navy Yard (1833) by George Cooke
Trump and his third Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett.
Eastport and Passamaquoddy Bay ({{circa}}1840) by Victor De Grailly
Trump conducts a COVID-19 press briefing with members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force on March 15, 2020
Andrew Jackson (1845) by Thomas Sully
Poland's president Andrzej Duda visited the White House on June 24, 2020, the first foreign leader to do so since the start of the pandemic.
Waiting for the Hour (1863) by William Tolman Carlton
Trump boards helicopter for COVID-19 treatment on October 2, 2020
Passing the Outpost (1881) by Alfred Wordsworth Thompson
Trump discharged on October 5, 2020, from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center
The Broncho Buster (1895) by Frederic Remington
Members of House of Representatives vote on two articles of impeachment, December 18, 2019
Abraham Lincoln ({{circa}}1915) by George Story
Trump displaying the front page of The Washington Post reporting his acquittal by the Senate
The Avenue in the Rain (1917) by Childe Hassam
Trump at a 2020 campaign rally in Arizona
Franklin D. Roosevelt (1947) by Frank O. Salisbury
2020 Electoral College results, Trump lost 232–306
Earthrise (1968) by William Anders
Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi signing the second impeachment of Trump
John F. Kennedy's children visit the Oval Office
Trump speaks at the "Rally to Protect Our Elections" in Phoenix, Arizona, July 2021.
The Oval Office during the presidency of Gerald Ford
Trump talking to the press, March 2017
President Richard M. Nixon and Bob Hope play golf in the Oval Office, a tradition harking back to the tenure of Lyndon B. Johnson
Fact-checkers from The Washington Post, the Toronto Star, and CNN compiled data on "false or misleading claims" (orange background), and "false claims" (violet foreground), respectively.
President George W. Bush chose a more muted color palette than his predecessor, using shades of taupe, celadon and navy.
One of many hand-shake photos in front of the fireplace. President George W. Bush sitting to the viewer's right, the guest (Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda) to the left, March 2003. One of the rare images where there is fire in the fireplace.
A panoramic view of the Oval Office, January 26, 2017. President Donald Trump is seated at the Resolute desk.

Since then, presidents Ronald Reagan, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, Donald Trump and Joe Biden have also used it as their Oval Office desk.

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In a January 2018 Oval Office meeting to discuss immigration legislation, Trump reportedly referred to El Salvador, Haiti, Honduras, and African nations as "shithole countries".

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Official portrait, 2017

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Official portrait, 2003

George W. Bush

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American politician who served as the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009.

American politician who served as the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009.

Official portrait, 2003
George W. Bush with his parents, Barbara and George H. W. Bush, c. undefined 1947
Governor Bush (right) with father, former president George H. W. Bush, and wife, Laura, 1997
2000 electoral vote results
2004 electoral vote results
George W. Bush re-election campaign stop in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Deficit and debt increases from 2001 to 2009. Gross debt has increased over $500billion each year since the 2003 fiscal year.
President Bush signing the No Child Left Behind Act into law, January 8, 2002
President Bush delivering a statement on energy, urging Congress to end offshore oil drill ban, June 18, 2008
President Bush discussing border security with Secretary of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff near El Paso, November 2005
President Bush with hurricane victims in Biloxi, September 2, 2005
President Bush announcing his nomination of Alberto Gonzales as the next U.S. Attorney General, November 10, 2004
Countries visited by President George W. Bush during his time in office
President Bush with Russian president Vladimir Putin in Shanghai, October 21, 2001. Russia had cooperated with the U.S. in the war on terror.
President Bush, beside firefighter Bob Beckwith, addressing rescue workers at the World Trade Center site
Countries with major military operations throughout the war on terror launched by Bush, including those launched after his presidency
President Bush and President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan in Kabul, March 1, 2006
President Bush, with Naval Flight Officer Lieutenant Ryan Philips, after landing on the USS Abraham Lincoln prior to his Mission Accomplished speech, May 1, 2003
Gallup/USA Today Bush public opinion polling from February 2001 to January 2009
Protest against the Iraq War in New London, Connecticut on May 23, 2007
Countries with a U.S. military presence in 2007
Charlie Strong (left), Texas Longhorns head football coach, George W. Bush and Reverend Jesse Jackson hold up a Texas Longhorns football jersey at the LBJ Presidential Library in 2014
Bush eulogizing his father at the National Cathedral, December 5, 2018
George W. Bush and Laura at the inauguration of Joe Biden
George W. Bush Presidential Center, on the campus of Southern Methodist University
Bush on January 20, 2001 in Washington D.C., the day of his first inauguration as President of the United States.
Former President George W. Bush and his wife being escorted to a waiting helicopter by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on January 20, 2009.

That evening, he addressed the nation from the Oval Office, promising a strong response to the attacks.

However, the party's nomination eventually went to Donald Trump, whom Bush refused to endorse.

Official portrait, 1989

George H. W. Bush

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American politician, diplomat, and businessman who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993.

American politician, diplomat, and businessman who served as the 41st president of the United States from 1989 to 1993.

Official portrait, 1989
George H. W. Bush at his grandfather's house in Kennebunkport, c. 1925
Bush in his Grumman TBF Avenger aboard USS San Jacinto in 1944
Bush in Phillips Academy's 1942 yearbook
Bush, top right, stood with his wife and children, mid-1960s
Former president Dwight D. Eisenhower with Bush
Bush in 1969
Bush greeting then California Governor Ronald Reagan in 1967
Bush as ambassador to the United Nations, 1971
Bush as U.S. Liaison to China, c. 1975
Bush, as CIA Director, listens at a meeting following the assassinations in Beirut of Francis E. Meloy Jr. and Robert O. Waring, 1976
1980 campaign logo
Ronald Reagan, moderator Jon Breen, and Bush participate in the Nashua, New Hampshire, presidential debate, 1980
The Reagan–Bush ticket won the 1980 presidential election with 50.7% of the popular vote and a large majority of the electoral vote
Official portrait of Vice President Bush, 1981
President Ronald Reagan with Bush
Reagan and Bush in a meeting to discuss the United States' invasion of Grenada with a group of bipartisan members of Congress in October 1983
Vice President Bush standing with President Ronald Reagan and Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev on the New York City waterfront in 1988
1988 campaign logo
John Ashcroft and Vice President Bush campaign in St. Louis, Missouri, 1988
Bush won the 1988 presidential election with 53.4% of the popular vote and a large majority of the electoral vote
Chief Justice William Rehnquist administers the Presidential Oath of Office to George H. W. Bush
Map showing the division of East and West Germany until 1990, with Berlin in yellow
Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev at the Helsinki Summit in 1990
In 1991, the Soviet Union dissolved into fifteen independent republics, including Russia (labeled 11)
Iraq (green) invaded Kuwait (orange) in 1990
Bush meets with Robert Gates, General Colin Powell, Secretary Dick Cheney and others about the situation in the Persian Gulf, 1991
From left to right: (standing) President Carlos Salinas, President Bush, Prime Minister Brian Mulroney; (seated) Jaime Serra Puche, Carla Hills, and Michael Wilson at the NAFTA Initialing Ceremony, October 1992
Bush appointed Clarence Thomas to the Supreme Court in 1991
Bush's approval ratings (red) compared to his disapproval ratings (blue) during his presidency
Bush was defeated in the 1992 presidential election by Bill Clinton
President Bill Clinton meeting with former presidents George H. W. Bush and Jimmy Carter at the White House in September 1993
George and Barbara Bush, 2001
From left to right: George H. W. Bush, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, and Jimmy Carter
Members of the public pay their respects at the casket of George H. W. Bush lying in state in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
Bush visits NAS JRB during Hurricane Katrina relief efforts, 2005
The George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum on the west campus of Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, 2011

From then on, the two men would have regular Thursday lunches in the Oval Office.

Neither George H. W. nor George W. Bush endorsed the eventual Republican nominee, Donald Trump; all three Bushes emerged as frequent critics of Trump's policies and speaking style, while Trump frequently criticized George W. Bush's presidency.