George W. Bush

Living former presidents have denied President Donald Trump's claim that they had commended him for his commitment to build a wall along the nation's southern border.
CNN
January 08, 2019 - 11:55 am
By Caroline Kelly, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump said Friday that a former president had commended him for his commitment to securing funds to build a wall along the nation's southern border. However, none of the four living former presidents have said they told Trump they wished they had...
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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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Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney speaks during the State Funeral for former President George H.W. Bush at the National Cathedral, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool
December 05, 2018 - 11:13 am
UPDATED: 1:09 p.m. WASHINGTON (AP) — George H. W. Bush was celebrated with high praise and loving humor Wednesday as the nation bade farewell to the man who was America's 41st president and the last to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked on at Washington National Cathedral...
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump are greeted by former President George Bush and former first lady Laura Bush outside the Blair House across the street from the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
December 05, 2018 - 7:08 am
By Calvin Woodward, Laurie Kellman and Ashraf Khalil, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's capital bids its final farewell to the late President George H.W. Bush in a service of prayer and praise that is drawing together world envoys, Americans of high office and a guy from Maine who...
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Dec 4, 2018; Washington, DC, U.S.A; Visitors to the Capitol Rotunda pay respects to President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
Ian Bush
December 04, 2018 - 7:55 am
WASHINGTON, D.C. (KYW Newsradio, AP) — Thirty-six hours of public mourning continues in Washington as people continue to file past the flag-draped casket of George H.W. Bush, who lies in state in the Capitol Rotunda. Members of the public lined up before sunrise to pay their respects as an honor...
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Bush's service dog will travel to funeral
KPRC, CNN
December 03, 2018 - 9:00 am
By Jamie Gangel and Kate Sullivan, CNN (CNN) -- Sully H.W. Bush, a yellow Labrador service dog who worked with the late former President George H.W. Bush, will be traveling with Bush's casket on his flight to Washington, DC, according to a source familiar with the plans. Jim McGrath, Bush's...
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In this June 23, 2017 file photo, former President George W. Bush speaks during "Stand-To," a summit held by the George W. Bush Institute focused on veteran transition, in Washington.
AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
September 12, 2018 - 7:27 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Former President George W. Bush is quietly helping boost Republican candidates in places where President Donald Trump has struggled. In so doing, the former two-term president is raising his profile, ever so slightly, in the national politics he eschewed for years. On...
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President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh becomes emotional as he gives his opening statement before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, Sept. 4, 2018, to begin his confirmation to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
September 05, 2018 - 6:50 am
By Mark Sherman and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh repeatedly stressed the importance of judicial independence on the second day of his confirmation hearing Wednesday as he faced questioning from senators, including Democrats who fear he would...
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Fred Guttenberg, the father of Jamie Guttenberg who was killed in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., left, attempts to shake hands with Brett Kavanaugh, right, as he leaves for a lunch break.
AP Photo/Andrew Harnik
September 04, 2018 - 6:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A man whose teenage daughter was killed in the Parkland, Florida, school shooting tried to shake the hand of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh during a break in Tuesday's confirmation hearing. Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter Jamie died in the February 2018 attack, approached...
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