George P. Bush: Grandfather Wanted to Heal Divisions
George P. Bush: Grandfather Wanted to Heal Divisions
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06 December, 2018, 05:36
Bush, second from left, former first lady Laura Bush, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, right, and Vice President Mike Pence, left, attend a service for former President George H.W. Bush as his body lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda, December 3, 2018 in Washington.
According to the New York Post, the Bush family has chosen four eulogists at the service, former President and Bush's son George W. Bush, former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, former Wyoming Republican Senator Alan Simpson and presidential historian Jon Meacham.
President George H.W. Bush wanted his funeral to be an opportunity to heal some of the nation's political divisions, and thought it was important to invite President Donald Trump to his funeral with that in mind, his grandson, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, said Tuesday.
Both men lost to former President Ronald Reagan in 1980, but Bush went on to be Reagan's vice president before winning the GOP nomination and ultimately the presidency in 1988. The Washington Post has reported that the Bush family has intentionally planned a state funeral for him that will avoid criticism of Trump despite the long-running animosity between the two families, which would be in contrast to the September memorial for Sen.
Bush, father of the 43rd president, George W. Bush, will be buried on Thursday in Texas.
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As of Monday morning, all living Presidents are expected to attend Bush's funeral on Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral.
The dog was assigned earlier this year as a service dog to Bush, who used a wheelchair in the last years of his life.
The CIA also honored Bush, the only spy chief to become president, as three agency directors past and present joined the public in the viewing.
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Although Trump and his name were absent during eulogies for McCain in September, the president's presence appeared to resonate through the emotionally charged speeches from numerous late senator's mourners, including McCain's daughter.
"Here lies a great man", said Rep. Paul Ryan, the House speaker, and "a gentle soul". Bill Clinton had delivered a eulogy for Richard Nixon before that in 1994.
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President Reuven Rivlin (L) and Knesset speaker Yuli Edelstein at the opening of the Knesset winter sitting, October 15, 2018. Envoy to China, Director of the CIA, Vice President under Reagan, and a term as the 41st President of the United States.
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