Former President George H.W. Bush Dies At Age 94
Very sad news. Former president George H.W. Bush, has died. He was 94. The World War II hero, who also presided during the collapse of the Soviet Union and the final months of the Cold War, died late Friday night at his Houston home, according to family spokesman Jim McGrath.
In a statement, the Bush family said, “
He was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for.”
His wife of more than 70 years, Barbara Bush, died in April 2018. Please keep the Bush family in your thoughts and prayers.
Former presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton have released statements.
America has lost a patriot and humble servant in George Herbert Walker Bush. While our hearts are heavy today, they are also filled with gratitude. Our thoughts are with the entire Bush family tonight – and all who were inspired by George and Barbara’s example. pic.twitter.com/g9OUPu2pjY
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) December 1, 2018
Hillary and I mourn the passing of President George H. W. Bush, and give thanks for his great long life of service, love and friendship. I am grateful for every minute I spent with him and will always hold our friendship as one of my life’s greatest gifts. https://t.co/1CYdrIeKmz
— Bill Clinton (@BillClinton) December 1, 2018
President Trump has also released a statement.
Statement from President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on the Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush pic.twitter.com/qxPsp4Ggs7
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 1, 2018