Trump to be added to Mount Rushmore

The image of Donald Trump will be added to the iconic Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. The decision was made through an executive order by the President, citing "national security" as the reason.

"Everybody I've talked to thinks that it's the best idea I've come up with since the time I considered making myself president for life", Mr Trump told reporters on his way to Marine One.

The White House says that it expects the work to be completed before the next presidential election in 2020.

"It's a tight timeline, to be sure", Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke on his way to a job interview with Fox News. "But we have the manpower and the funding, but more than this, we have the unwavering support of Don Jr and Ivanka."

According to the Office of Management and Budget, money for the project will primarily be diverted from funds already allocated for food stamps, consumer protection and education.

"I've already heard from hundreds of teachers, and they all tell me they are honored to hand over their long, hard-fought-for salary increases so that I can see my face right next to those other guys", the President said.

"A lot of people have told me that I should change the name of the monument to Mount Trump More, and to be perfectly honest, I think that has a great ring to it", added the President.


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