Tributes pour in as America mourns George HW Bush

04 December, 2018, 01:04 | Author: Isabel Grant
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Trump ― who paid tribute to the former president with the same quote he once used to mock him ― has repeatedly clashed with the family, including against Jeb Bush during the 2016 GOP presidential primaries. I wish you well.

He shattered the unwritten norms of the small fraternity of Oval Office occupants by keeping up criticism of the Bushes from the West Wing.

"The president led the charge... and insisted that we do it in such a way, that we were not unsympathetic to the political problems of Mr. Gorbachev and we could operate in a way that would make it easier for him to do what we wanted him to do, not by brute force, not by threats, not by taking advantage of dancing on the Berlin wall as it came down". "When I walked into this office just now I felt the same sense of wonder and respect that I felt four years ago". Your success now is our country's success.

"The people of Israel will always remember his commitment to Israel's security, his important contribution to the liberation of Soviet Jewry and his efforts to achieve peace in the Middle East at the Madrid Conference", Netanyahu said in a statement after the end of the Jewish sabbath.

Clinton said he would be "forever grateful" for that friendship.

Some historians regard George H.W. Bush as more-bipartisan than his presidential successors - and his softer-spoken, humbler style is a far cry from Trump.

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"We will be spending three days of mourning and three days of celebrating a really great man's life", he said. "I cherished every opportunity I had to learn and laugh with him". He was 94 years old.

Born on June 12, 1924 in Milton, Massachusetts into a wealthy political dynasty, Bush left school to join the US Navy during World War II.

Mr Bush served as the 41st United States president between 1989 and 1993, and oversaw the first Gulf War. The Clintons and the Obamas both became friendly with the Bush family and attended Barbara Bush's funeral in April. Sitting presidents often don't go to services for former first ladies; Melania Trump represented her husband.

The Bushes made history as the first father-son presidential duo since John Adams and son John Quincy Adams were elected in the nation's earliest decades.

Without naming names, Bill Clinton closed his remembrance in the Post with an observation about the way things are now. "He looked at me, he said, 'Bake, where are we going today?' I said, 'Well, Jefe, I said we're going to heaven.' He said, 'Good, that's where I want to go"'. It's your duty to get that America back'.

"President George H.W. Bush led a long, successful and attractive life".



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