• George H.W. Bush's Pastor Describes Former President's Final Hours: 'A Beautiful End'

    4 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    As night fell on Nov. 30 and George H.W. Bush appeared to be slipping, James Baker III, Bush's best friend and former Secretary of State, and his wife returned to the former president's Houston home for a third visit that day.
    “Secretary Baker was at the foot of the president's bed and toward the end, Jim Baker rubbed and stroked the president's feet-for perhaps half an hour,” longtime Bush family pastor, Reverend Dr. Russell Levenson, Jr. recounted Wednesday during his eulogy at a state funeral in the National Cathedral.
    Baker, sitting in a pew next to his wife, lowered his head and...
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  • George W. Bush, Michelle Obama Share Inside Joke at George H.W. Bush's Funeral

    4 days ago - By NBC

    President George W. Bush might have been in mourning Wednesday at his father's funeral, but he still managed to reach out with a friendly gesture to former first lady Michelle Obama. As Bush greeted the other living former presidents and their wives at the National Cathedral in Washington, where they were gathered for George H.W. Bush's state funeral, he seemed to slip something into Michelle Obama's hand, bringing a grin her and former President Barack Obama's faces. George H.W. Bush Remembered as Kind Statesman, 'Best Father' It wasn't immediately clear what he passed her - he didn't...
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  • The Bishop from Meghan Markle & Prince Harry's Wedding Presides Over George H.W. Bush's Funeral

    4 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    The American Bishop who memorably quoted Martin Luther King, Jr. at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘s royal wedding in May was on the international stage, once again, on Wednesday at the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush , who died last Friday at age 94 .
    Bishop Michael Curry, the 27th Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, spoke as the casket of the father of six arrived at the Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday morning.
    “With faith in Jesus Christ, we receive the body of our brother George for burial,” he began. “Let us pray with confidence to God, the giver of...
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  • Trump Took 8-Car Motorcade to Greet George W. Bush at Blair House - a Whole 250 Yards Away

    4 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    President Donald Trump crossed political divides and stirred up additional controversy in one fell swoop when he welcomed former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura to the Blair House.
    According to the Washington Post , the 45th commander-in-chief, 72, took a presidential parade limousine of at least eight cars to greet his guests on Tuesday evening at their temporary residence just 250 yards away.
    The actual meeting of the first couples lasted about 23 minutes,
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  • George HW Bush was the nicest guy I've ever met, says David Rubenstein

    4 days ago - By CNBC

    David Rubenstein of The Carlyle Group reflects on the life of George H.W. Bush.
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  • George H.W. Bush's Casket Leaves D.C. for Houston After Emotional State Funeral Services

    4 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    With the completion of George H.W. Bush's state funeral services on Wednesday, the 41st U.S. president's remains are being flown to Texas, where he will ultimately be buried.
    Beginning on Wednesday night, Bush's body will lie in repose at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston until Thursday morning, according to the official schedule .
    The former president, who died last Friday at the of 94, has been honored with services and ceremonies since Monday. His remains laid in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, followed by a funeral at the Washington National Cathedral. President Trump, First...
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  • How the Mike Flynn Memo Deflated an Overexcited Media

    4 days ago - By FOX News Radio

    Howie discusses Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the George H.W. Bush funeral, more fallout from the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the latest on Les Moonves and what Stormy Daniels is saying.
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  • George W. Bush and Michelle Obama's Continued Inside Joke Will Make You Smile

    4 days ago - By Pop Sugar

    Wednesday was a sad day for former President George W. Bush, but even at the funeral for his father, 41st President George H.W. Bush, he found a way to make Michelle Obama crack a smile. All living former presidents and first ladies were present at the funeral at the Washington National Cathedral, greeting each other with hugs and emotional gestures. There, the bipartisan bond between former First Lady Obama and the 43rd president brightened up a difficult day .
    As Bush approached the row of fellow former presidents , he reached into his pocket for something sweet. He shook hands with...
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  • Houston Rockets owner reflects on the life of President H.W. Bush

    4 days ago - By CNBC

    Tilman Fertitta, Houston Rockets Owner and close friend of the Bush Family, reflects on the late President George H.W. Bush.
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  • George W. Bush Slips Michelle Obama Another Piece of Candy at Father's Funeral

    George W. Bush Slips Michelle Obama Another Piece of Candy at Father's Funeral

    4 days ago - By E! Online

    George W. Bush had a sweet surprise for Michelle Obama on Wednesday.
    After Bush entered the Washington National Cathedral for the funeral of his father, George H.W. Bush, he was seen...
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  • Jon Meacham Schools Donald Trump While Eulogizing President George H.W. Bush

    4 days ago - By Deadline

    President George H.W. Bush biographer, and frequent MSNBC contributor, Jon Meacham spoke at length about 41 at the former president's state funeral today, but he seemed at times to be speaking to President Donald Trump who sat in the front pew with three former Dem presidents.
    Noting George H.W. Bush had “big strong hands,” Meacham called him America's last great soldier statesman, a 20th century founding father" in the tradition of Washington, Adams, Teddy Roosevelt...
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  • Former White House aide reflects on George H.W. Bush's life

    4 days ago - By CNBC

    Mark Welsh, George Bush School of Government Dean, and Jane Hampton Cook, Presidential Historian & WH Aide during Pres. George W. Bush Administration, reflect on George H.W. Bush's life and tenure in office.
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  • Nation Says Goodbye to Bush: ‘To us, he was close to perfect'

    4 days ago - By Who TV

    WASHINGTON D.C. - The hilltop cathedral in Washington filled Wednesday with recollections of George H.W. Bush as a modest but mighty president, a man whose characteristic humility was belied one final time with all the pageantry of a state funeral.
    “He valued character over pedigree and he was not a cynic. He looked for the good in everybody, and usually he found it,” President George W. Bush told 3,000 political leaders and family members who were congregating at the National Cathedral to say goodbye. “To us, he was close to perfect.”
    Christian hymns echoed through the cathedral's...
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  • George W. Bush Slips Something to Michelle Obama at Father's Funeral

    4 days ago - By NBC

    George W Bush Appeared to slip something into Michelle Obama's hands as he welcomed her to his father's funeral. It continues a tradition: During John McCain's funeral, Bush handed her a cough drop.
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  • George W. Bush Breaks Down Eulogizing Father At State Funeral

    4 days ago - By Deadline

    George W. Bush spoke at his father George H.W. Bush 's state funeral in National Cathedral, breaking with the precedent of having the sitting POTUS deliver presidential remarks at such state events.
    But then, President Donald Trump did not know 41, except to mock his Thousand Points of Light challenge to Americans, suggest one of his sons may be among the worst president ever, and nickname another son “Low Energy Jeb.” (This week, Trump took a more gracious tone, this...
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  • President George W Bush eulogizes his late father, President George H.W. Bush

    4 days ago - By CNBC

    George W. Bush, 43rd President of the United States, eulogizes his late father, George H.W. Bush, 41st President of the United States.
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  • George H.W. Bush's Grandchildren - Including Jenna Bush Hager - Give Readings at His Funeral

    4 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    After delivering reading from Revelation of St. John at funeral for her grandfather, Jenna Bush Hager gently touches his casket as she returns to her seat pic.twitter.com/nAKSYFNmgF
    - CBS Evening News December 5, 2018
    George H.W. Bush ‘s granddaughters are remembering the former president as he is honored by some of the nation's most revered leaders.
    Bush, who died on Nov. 30 at the age of 94, was honored Wednesday during his state funeral at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., where oldest son George W. Bush ‘s daughter Jenna Bush Hager gave a reading from Revelation...
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  • George W. Bush Eulogizes His Father: ‘The Brightest of a Thousand Points of Light'

    4 days ago - By Mediaite

    George W. Bush was front and center at the National Cathedral on Wednesday as he delivered the eulogy for his father and fellow ex-president, George H.W. Bush .
    Bush took a humorous tone as he spoke about his father on a personal level and about his effort to live life to the fullest. Much of the focus was on how to “serve with love” on behalf of fellow Americans, and the importance of public servants embracing unity, laughter, dignity and kindness.
    “He valued character over pedigree and looked for the good in each person, and he usually found it,” Bush said. “To us, his was the brightest...
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  • Prince Charles Makes First U.S. Visit in Nearly 4 Years for George H.W. Bush's Funeral

    4 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    Prince Charles traveled across the pond to pay his respects to George H.W. Bush .
    The heir to the British throne, 70, and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, 71, were among the many dignitaries in attendance at the former president's memorial at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday.
    The prince, who was representing his mother, Queen Elizabeth , last traveled to the U.S. in March 2015, when he visited Louisville, Kentucky, with Camila.
    RELATED: Queen Elizabeth Remembers George H.W. Bush - Who She Knighted in 1993 - with ‘Great Fondness'
    On Saturday, the Queen shared...
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  • George W. Bush Cries During Emotional Eulogy of Father George H.W.: 'He Was Close to Perfect'

    4 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    Former President George W. Bush is saying his final farewell to his father.
    On Wednesday, at former President George H.W. Bush ‘s funeral at Washington National Cathedral, George W. choked back cheers as he remembered his political predecessor and beloved parent.
    In the emotional eulogy, George W., 72, spoke fondly of Bush Sr., telling the assembled crowd of former presidents and dignitaries, “He was a genuinely optimistic man and that optimism guided his children and made each of us believe anything was possible.”
    Bush, who gave his father's casket a small pat as he crossed to the...
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