Trumps to attend state funeral for George HW Bush

Trumps to attend state funeral for George HW Bush

Film Subject President George H.W. Bush celebrates his 88th birthday following the HBO Documentary special screening of "41" on June 12, 2012 in Kennebunkport, Maine.

"President Bush is a personal hero of mine and a major inspiration in my life". He said in a statement that Bush's service to the nation "demonstrated how we as a people can draw on our humility, diversity and devotion to our country to meet every challenge with fortitude and confidence".

"The President noted it was humanity's destiny to explore, and America's destiny to lead".

The Queen also visited him in the USA in 1991 - the trip that led to "Podiumgate" - when all that could be seen of the Queen above the lectern when she was delivering an address on the White House lawn was her hat.

"President Bush exemplified a lifetime of service to America as a World War Two combat pilot and during his tenure in public service". He worked as an executive banker on Wall Street and then served on the U.S. Senate representing CT from 1952 to 1963.

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Michael Dukakis, who lost to George H.W. Bush in the 1988 presidential election, says his former political foe's greatest legacy was his efforts to help end the Cold War. Celebrities and politicians alike, including talk show host Ellen DeGeneres and former President Barack Obama, remembered the 41st commander in chief as a "leader", a "patriot", and an "authentic caring human being".

That was a departure from Trump's comments at a Montana rally this past summer, where he mocked the "thousand points of light" phrase that Bush had famously used to describe the volunteer spirit of Americans.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum Audiovisual ArchivePrescott and Dorothy Bush are pictured above. Why was George H.W. Bush called "Poppy Bush"? "We will not forget his importance also for our own freedom during the turbulent times of the fall of the Soviet Union". As devoted as George was to our country, his true passion was his family.

Mulroney said Bush asked him three years ago if he would speak at his funeral, and he said he'd be "honoured" to do it.

The late president's wife, Barbara, died in April at age 92.

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