Published: Mon, December 03, 2018
Sport | By Wendy Sparks

Trump Refuses To Say Whether He Regrets Attacking The Bush Family

Trump Refuses To Say Whether He Regrets Attacking The Bush Family

President Donald Trump, now attending the G20 conference in Argentina, said in a joint statement with his wife Melania: "Through his essential authenticity, disarming wit, and unwavering commitment to faith, family, and country, president Bush inspired generations of his fellow Americans to public service - to be, in his words, "a thousand points of light" illuminating the greatness, hope, and opportunity of America to the world".

SNL then broadcast clips of Dana Carvey, a former cast member, portraying Bush during his presidency and a clip of Bush replying to Carvey on the show. "It's bad, it's bad".

George H.W. Bush was an honorable man.

Zakhem and Bush
Zakhem and Bush

Bush will be buried next to his wife and former first lady Barbara Bush, who died in April, along with his daughter Pauline Robinson "Robin" Bush, who died in 1953 at just 3 years old.

For those who want to pay their respects, the Bush family requested that donations be made to the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University to "help ensure that President Bush's legacy of public service with integrity is perpetuated".

The former president will lie in state in the US Capitol between Monday and Wednesday ahead of a state funeral at the towering National Cathedral, expected to draw dozens of dignitaries from around the world.

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"Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro, and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died", he said. "My thoughts and prayers are with President Bush's family and the American people".

The New York Times reported on Sunday that Bush's last words were an expression of love for his son and fellow former president.

Mr Bush served as the 41st United States president between 1989 and 1993, and oversaw the first Gulf War.

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Martin's Episcopal Church before burial Thursday at his family plot on the library grounds. Still, when an aide told Bush his friend was visiting that day, "he perked up".

Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein told of his personal gratitude for Bush's hard work to secure his release from a prison in the Soviet Union. On his last day there, Bush sat at the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office and penned a letter to his successor.

Suffering from Parkinson's disease, Bush had been wheelchair-bound and in failing health.

In the interview, Baker shared an anecdote from the morning of Bush's death.

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