TRUMP HAS REFUSED TO UNVEIL OBAMA’S PORTRAIT IN THE WHITE HOUSE; BREAKING A 40 YEARS TRADITION! TRUMP A REFUSÉ LE VERNISSAGE DU PORTRAIT D'OBAMA DANS LA MAISON BLANCHE; UNE RUPTURE AVEC 40 ANS DE TRADITION!
English version The US President, Donald Trump, has decided that he will not be unveiling former President Barack Obama's portrait at the White House, thus breaking a 40-year tradition. For decades, first-term presidents have held ceremonies in the White House to unveil the portraits of their immediate predecessors. Obama did so for former President George W. Bush in 2012. Trump and Obama have the least cordial relationship of any current and former presidents in modern US history. Recently Trump has made baseless allegations that Obama committed an unspecified crime. Before becoming president, Trump spent years perpetuating a racist conspiracy theory regarding Obama's birth. Despite this, Obama was very respectful of Trump during the transition. During his presidency, Trump has frequently blamed Obama for various issues he's faced as president, including the COVID-19 pandemic. Version française Le président américain, Donald Trump, a