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

4 monthes 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 monthes 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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The Latest: 11,000 people pay respects to Bush in Houston

The Latest: 11,000 people pay respects to Bush in Houston

4 monthes 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 monthes 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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State Funeral Pays Tribute To George H.W. Bush, Statesman, Ex-President

4 monthes 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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