President Donald Trump has certainly been one of the more bombastic presidents in recent memory, that’s for sure, but some are now wondering if he’s taken it the next level.
As the nation continues to roil in a strange, cultural mess, and President Trump is fending off attacks regarding his time in office, a strange story is emerging.
It’s not possible to carve a fifth president’s face into South Dakota’s Mount Rushmore national memorial — there’s no secure surface left, according to the National Park Service.
Last year, a White House aide contacted the office of South Dakota’s governor, Republican Kristi Noem, to inquire about the process for adding more faces, according to The New York Times. The Times cited a Republican official familiar with the conversation.
Trump’s interest in Mount Rushmore, and his desire to be etched in among the four existing presidents, is no surprise to Noem, who says he brought it up during their first meeting in the oval office.
The Trump administration’s July 4th event at Mt. Rushmore drew heavy criticism from the liberal left, who attacked both the holiday and the Commander in Chief in their criticisms.
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