In 2003, reporters listen to the then-newly released 240 hours of Nixon White House recorded conversations at the National Archives in College Park, Md. Joyce Naltchayan/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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George W. Bush Calls Foreign Aid A Moral And Security Imperative

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Former President George W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush arrive for Donald Trump's inauguration Jan. 20 at the U.S. Capitol. Monday on Today, Bush commented regarding developments in the nascent Trump presidency. Getty Images hide caption

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Trying to prove a point that little has changed, White House press secretary Sean Spicer holds up highlighted papers about the National Security Council. But that's not quite true. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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George W. Bush holds a press conference Dec. 17, 2000, where he named Alberto Gonzales chief White House lawyer, Condoleezza Rice (next to Bush) national security adviser and Karen Hughes (far right) counselor. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption

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President-Elect Trump Breaks With Long History Of Press Conferences

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Donald Trump gives his acceptance speech during the final day of the Republican National Convention, July 21, in Cleveland. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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Hear A Related Story From Don Gonyea On The Campaign Trail

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Fact Check: Did Obama Withdraw From Iraq Too Soon, Allowing ISIS To Grow?

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Former Vice President Dick Cheney, along with his wife and grandchildren, look on after Cheney's bust was unveiled at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. Keith Lane/Getty Images hide caption

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Dick Cheney's Bust Unveiled At The Capitol, As He's Lightly Roasted

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Former President George H.W. Bush pumps his fist next to his son, Jeb, during a fundraiser in Tampa, Fla., in 1994. Jeb Bush was running for governor. He lost that year, but won four years later. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

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Republican presidential candidates Donald Trump, left speaks at a Republican presidential debate last month, as former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush listens. Mark J. Terrill/AP hide caption

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