The White House is undergoing a major facelift while President Donald Trump is out of town. The Oval Office and other working quarters of the West Wing have been cleared of furniture while crews work on upgrades, including to the heating and air conditioning system.
Aug. 11, 2017 The Oval Office with its walls covered in plastic sheeting sits empty during renovation work at the White House in Washington, D.C. The General Services Administration is overseeing the renovation work during the two-week project to update and repair the working area of the White House, including a replacement of the 27-year-old heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Buy Photo