The late Whitney Houston, seen here in 2001, is on the list of names of “great Americans” President Trump seeks to honor as statues in a proposed “National Garden of American Heroes.” But with two days left in office, Trump is very unlikely to see his vision realized.

Special guest Whitney Houston at the Songwriters Hall of Fame 32nd Annual Awards at The Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers in New York City on June 14, 2001 Photo by Scott Gries/ImageDirect