The removal of a bust of Winston Churchill from the White House was one of Obama’s earliest moves to demote the special relationship with Britain. It was symbolic in so many ways, and served as the gateway drug for his world apology tour to follow.

Just as symbolic is that on his first day in office, President Donald J. Trump restored the bust to the White House, as shown in this Tweet from an NBC correspondence:

The return was previously arranged at Trump’s request to Britain.