George H.W. Bush

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, left, walks with Attorney General nominee William Barr after their meeting on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019 in Washington.
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January 15, 2019 - 7:08 am
By Michael Balsamo and Eric Tucker, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee will have to navigate his confirmation hearing skillfully, emphasizing his support for President Donald Trump's policies while assuring Democrats he will act independently and...
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The American flag flies at half-staff in honor of President George H. W. Bush at Walker's Point, the Bush's summer home, Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Kennebunkport, Maine.
AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty
December 09, 2018 - 6:20 pm
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — "Poppy" and "Bar" are gone, but the passing of George H. W. and Barbara Bush won't mean an end to children's laughter, splashing in the pool, barking dogs or clinking horseshoes at the family's property on the Maine coast. The former first couple's children,...
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Beaches Honor Guard bugler John Poe plays Taps in honor of former President George H.W. Bush on the day of his funeral Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018 at the Veteran's Memorial Wall at TIAA Bank Field in Jacksonville, Fla.
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December 07, 2018 - 1:21 pm
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — The U.S. Secret Service has ended its detail for George H.W. Bush after nearly 40 years of protecting the former president, who was known by the code name "Timberwolf." Bush spokesman Jim McGrath says the agents' detail officially ended at 6 a.m. Friday following Bush'...
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In this Oct. 18, 2005, file photo, a new locomotive numbered 4141 in honor of the 41st president, George H.W. Bush, is unveiled at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas.
AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File
December 06, 2018 - 11:28 am
By Will Weissert, Associated Press AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The locomotive was painted to resemble Air Force One, but George H.W. Bush joked that if it had been around during his presidency, he may have preferred to ride the rails rather than take to the skies. "I might have left Air Force One behind...
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Firefighters stand on their truck and salute along with other attendants on an overpass as the train carrying the body of former president George H.W. Bush travels past on the way to Bush's final internment Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Spring, Texas.
AP Photo/Michael Wyke
December 06, 2018 - 11:11 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 5:25 p.m. Texas A&M says the private, graveside service for George H.W. Bush's family members has ended and the former president has been buried. Thursday evening's ceremony concludes days of...
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Visitors pay their respects to the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Houston.
AP Photo/Mark Humphrey
December 06, 2018 - 6:15 am
By Will Weissert and Calvin Woosward, Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) — George H.W. Bush, who shaped history as 41st president and patriarch of a family that occupied the White House for a dozen years, is going to his final rest, in Texas. The country said goodbye to him Wednesday in a national...
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People pay their respects as the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush lies in repose at St. Martin's Episcopal Church Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Houston.
AP Photo/David J. Phillip, Pool
December 05, 2018 - 4:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring late former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): The Latest on events honoring late former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 8 p.m. The body of former President George H.W. Bush is set to lie in repose all night at the Houston...
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Jeb Bush, Laura Bush, and former President George W. Bush share a laugh as a story is told about former President George H.W. Bush during a State Funeral at the National Cathedral, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
December 05, 2018 - 3:35 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Memories of George H.W. Bush's underappreciated sense of humor drew laughter and brought smiles to the sorrowful mourning of the death of America's 41st president. Presidential historian Jon Meacham recounted how comedian Dana Carvey once said that the key to doing his iconic...
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From left: Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Barack Obama, Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton and Jimmy Carter listen as former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney speaks during a state funeral for George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral.
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool
December 05, 2018 - 12:24 pm
By Catherine Lucey, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's most exclusive fraternity — the presidents club — assembled Wednesday to mourn George H.W. Bush, putting on public display its uneasy relationship with the current occupant of the Oval Office. It was an uncomfortable, if necessary...
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