"I like that - be yourself", Thomas said.
The artist who painted a kitsch picture of Donald Trump grinning at a table with past Republican presidents including Abraham Lincoln, Ronald Reagan and both Bushes said he is "astounded" that it's now hanging in the White House - but that he's "rooting for" Trump.
During Leslie Stahl's 60 Minutes interview with President Donald Trump in the White House, eagle-eyed viewers caught what has to be the most godawful decoration to ever grace the walls of the People's House.
Trump also claimed, without providing evidence, that immigrants were "grabbing children and they're using children to come in to our country in many cases". That same woman, according to an interview with Time Magazine earlier this year, appears in a similarly styled painting of Obama and other Democratic presidents.
Reports of how poorly the Republican Party is doing with female voters have been circulating among party officials for almost a year, but based on his language, President Trump does not appear to be greatly concerned about that.
But some Trump administration officials have said the policy, under which some 2,600 children were separated from their parents, was needed to secure the border and deter illegal immigration.
Thomas, who specializes in figurative paintings of cowboys, also made a Democratic presidents' version of the image. "They just can't help themselves".
Trump's response wasn't that surprising if you factor in why so many Americans, including women, backed Trump's presidency in the first place.
So if Republicans do poorly on November 6, their leader will apparently argue that they would have done much worse without his strenuous efforts, not to mention his gi-normous popularity (as measured, exclusively, by Rassmussen, with maybe a few points added).
It looks as though President Trump is grinning at something that Abe Lincoln is saying to him.
Despite Cipollone's new role, Emmet Flood is expected to continue handling the Russian Federation investigation for the White House Counsel's office, the source added.
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow speaks in front of a TV camera at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 5, 2018.
"Well, I think we have to find out what happened first", Trump said.