Celebrities pay tribute to George H.W. Bush after former president's death

Celebrities pay tribute to George H.W. Bush after former president's death”

"Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro, and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dad has died", said his son, George W. Bush.

"President Bush is a personal hero of mine and a major inspiration in my life".

Prominent figures and fellow former presidents gave their statements on the passing of H.W. Bush, including Donald J. Trump, Barack Obama, former Vice President Al Gore, Bill Clinton, and Hillary Clinton. We express our love to the Bush family.

Meanwhile, Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe wrote that Bush was "a humble, well-respected political figure while serving and through his many years post-presidency".

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.

Trump was set to speak by phone Saturday with George W. Bush, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said, to "offer his condolences on behalf of himself, the first lady, and the entire country".

"With sound judgement, common sense and unflappable leadership, President Bush guided our nation, and the world, to a peaceful and victorious conclusion of the Cold War".

John Sununu, Bush's chief of staff between 1989 and 1991, told NPR that the former president helped reshape the world at a critical time, when the Soviet Union was collapsing.

President George H.W Bush was a devoted American with visions and will.

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum Audiovisual ArchivePrescott and Dorothy Bush are pictured above. His wife Barbara died on on April 17-one day after her funeral, Bush was hospitalized with an infection that had spread to his blood.

"President George H.W. Bush led a long, successful and handsome life", Trump wrote Saturday morning on Twitter. U.S. Envoy to China.

Trump also closed government offices Wednesday and designated it as a national day of mourning, which traditionally occurs on the same day as the Washington component of a late president's state funeral.

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