The Trump administration reportedly asked the governor of South Dakota about the process of adding President Trump to Mount Rushmore.
According to a report from the New York Times, White House officials reached out to Republican South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem last year about the process of adding the face of an additional president to the carving.
On July 3, the president delivered an Independence Day-themed speech in front of Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, highlighting momentous occasions throughout U.S. history. Upon Trump’s arrival, Noem, who compared the president to former President Theodore Roosevelt while opening for his speech, reportedly presented him with a 4-foot replica