Don GonyeaDon Gonyea is a NPR National Political Correspondent based in Washington, D.C., and travels throughout the United States covering elections and the country's political climate. His reports can be heard on all NPR programs and at NPR.org.
Brian Rusk voted for President Trump after his two other picks dropped out of the race. Here, the longtime Republican activist holds a picture of himself with former President George H.W. Bush.
James K. Polk, the 11th president of the U.S., was an unassuming figure. First lady Sarah Childress Polk had the Marine Band play "Hail to the Chief" so people would notice when he entered the room.
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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.