A President's Sweet Farewell

Mark Knoller is a White House correspondent for CBS News.

Press Secretary Dana Perino said President Bush was in the Oval Office at 6:55 a.m. this morning.

He made some phone calls, talked to National Security Advisor Steve Hadley, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and took a call from his former Chief of Staff Andrew Card.

Mr. Bush then talk a last walk around the South Lawn, and is now spending his last moments in the White House with his family until the Obamas arrive just before 10 a.m.

Perino herself was in the press room giving out her last supply of M&M's with the presidential seal and Mr. Bush's signature on them.

Click Here For All Of CBSNews.com's Special Inauguration Coverage

  • CBSNEWS_mark_knoller_75x56.jpg
    Mark Knoller On Twitter»

    Mark Knoller is a CBS News White House correspondent.