• Marni Soupcoff: The time when Bush's caution may have hindered, not helped

    4 days ago - By National Post

    U.S. president George H.W. Bush was remembered Wednesday at a funeral in Washington, D.C. Since his death last weekend, he has also been praised in many op-eds, obituaries and podcast commentaries - the public and pundit view of his one-term presidency having improved a great deal with time. Bush deserves the plaudits; by all accounts, he was a classy and kind person, and he accomplished many foreign-policy successes while in office, including the liberation of Kuwait from Iraq. Certainly, Bush's gracious personal style and presidential cautiousness and conscientiousness look especially...
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  • Trump quickly left George H.W. Bush's funeral and was back at the White House before the casket left the cathedral

    Trump quickly left George H.W. Bush's funeral and was back at the White House before the casket left the cathedral

    4 days ago - By Business Insider

    President Donald Trump left George H.W. Bush's funeral on Wednesday and had made it back to the White House before the former president's casket had left the cathedral's grounds.
    Trump and his wife Melania had few interactions at the service, only briefly shaking hands with former President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle.
    After leaving, the president tweeted : "Working hard, thank you!" with a photo showing a 50% approval rating poll.
    Trump quickly left George H.W. Bush's funeral on Wednesday, and made it back to the White House before the casket had even left the cathedral...
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  • George H.W. Bush and a Letter to Live By

    George H.W. Bush and a Letter to Live By

    4 days ago - By Real Clear Politics

    Bret Baier , FOX News
    As I was preparing this week to co-anchor the Fox News live coverage of President George H.W. Bush's state funeral alongside Martha MacCallum, I was combing through notes and emails from Bush family friends and former administration officials who had been watching our coverage since President Bush's passing Friday night.
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  • The Latest: 11,000 people pay respects to Bush in Houston

    4 days ago - By My Sanantonio

    HOUSTON - The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush :
    6:15 a.m.
    More than 11,000 people paid their respects to George H.W. Bush as the 41st president lay in repose all night at a Houston church where his family worshipped.
    Some visitors waited for hours Wednesday night to pay tribute to Bush, who will be buried Thursday following a funeral at St. Martin's Episcopal Church.
    About 1,200 mourners are expected at the service Thursday morning. Delivering a eulogy will be James Baker, Bush's former secretary of state and longtime confidant.
    Bush's grandson George P. Bush...
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  • George Herbert Walker Bush 1924-2018

    4 days ago - By Time

    George H.W. Bush, the careful and pragmatic manager of the Cold War's final dramas, had nearly every tool a great president needs. He had fire and drive, which are indispensable to a great statesman. From his glamorous youth through his momentous single term as 41st President of the United States, Bush was consumed, in the words of one biographer, by “an almost insatiable ambition and competitiveness.” He had experience, gained over decades in private business and public service. He had good judgment, cultivating the quality that Aristotle called “practical wisdom,” but which Bush referred...
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  • A.M. Roundup: Former state assemblyman accused of sexual assault

    4 days ago - By Times Union

    Good morning. The nation's leaders gathered Wednesday to celebrate the life of former President George H.W. Bush. Here's your roundup: Former Assemblyman Chad Lupinacci is being accused of sexually assaulting his chief of staff, Brian Finnegan, during an overnight visit to Albany last year. Finnegan submitted a resignation letter days after the alleged incident took place. A 15-year-old student collected more than 11,500 signatures on a petition urging Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign a bill into that would require private schools to report sexual abuse allegations. More than 4.5 million New...
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  • Deep In The Heart Of Texas

    4 days ago - By FOX News

    Former President George H.W. Bush will be buried today following a funeral in Houston. It was an amazing, and emotional service for him Wednesday at the National Cathedral in Washington. We have a recap of that, including some powerful words from his son, former President George W. Bush.
    12/06/2018
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  • George H.W. Bush was indeed a prudent man, and the world was better for it

    4 days ago - By Chicago Tribune

    The funeral of former President George H.W. Bush was a great celebration of a noble American patriot. There were the tears of his son that I won't forget. And there was the respect shown to him by his nation. But it was that nation that had turned him out of office after one term for a most uncivil...
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  • News guide: George HW Bush's final farewell, burial in Texas

    News guide: George HW Bush's final farewell, burial in Texas

    4 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    HOUSTON - Former President George H.W. Bush will be buried in Texas after a funeral service at the church he attended for many years and a special memorial train that will carry his casket. The nation's 41st president died last week at age 94. His casket returned to Houston after a state funeral Wednesday...
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  • State Funeral Pays Tribute To George H.W. Bush, Statesman, Ex-President

    4 days ago - By NPR

    Former President George H.W. Bush was honored in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday with a funeral that was attended by every living president. It was a tribute fitting of the statesman he was.
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