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President George H.W. Bush

Updates and stories about the 41st president of the United States.

Thousands line Bush casket train route

December 6, 2018

Crowds have lined the route of the special funeral train that is taking former President George H.W. Bush to the city where he'll be laid to rest. (Dec. 6)

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.

Former President George H.W. Bush has died

December 1, 2018

George H.W. Bush played many prominent public roles in nearly a century of life, from when he was a 20-year-old World War II hero to the 41st president of the United States. He died Friday at age 94 (Dec 1)

Trumps visit with family of George H.W. Bush

December 4, 2018

President Donald Trump visited with former President George W. Bush and wife Laura at the Blair House across from the White House Tuesday. The Bushes are staying there during the funeral activities for former President George H.W. Bush. (Dec. 4)

Bob Dole salutes George HW Bush’s casket

December 4, 2018

Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole has saluted President George H.W. Bush at the casket of the late president. Like Bush, Dole is a World War II veteran. (Dec. 4)

Sully visits former president Bush’s casket

December 4, 2018

Former President George H.W. Bush's service dog joined those who paid respect and visited Bush's casket in the Capitol Rotunda during a day of public viewing. (Dec. 4)

AP Top Stories December 4 A

December 4, 2018

Here's the latest for Tuesday December 4th: President Trump pays respects to George H.W. Bush; Israel says it found tunnels dug by Hezbollah; Protests in Wisconsin as lawmakers try to limit new Governor's power; Paradise, California schools open.

Public pays tribute to George H.W. Bush at Capitol

December 4, 2018

Supreme Court justices, lawmakers and members of the public filed into the Capitol Monday evening to pay their respects to former President George H.W. Bush, who is lying in state in the Rotunda until Wednesday. (Dec. 3)

Trump salutes Bush’s casket in Capitol rotunda

December 4, 2018

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid their respects Monday evening to former President George H.W. Bush at the U.S. Capitol. (Dec. 3)

George H.W. Bush eulogized at US Capitol

December 3, 2018

The Unites States begins its formal farewell to the 41st president, George H.W. Bush, with a service at the U.S. Capitol after the casket carrying his remains arrived Monday afternoon. (Dec. 3)

Bush’s flag-draped casket arrives at Capitol

December 3, 2018

The casket carrying the remains of George H.W. Bush has arrived at the U.S. Capitol for the nation to begin its formal farewell to the 41st president. The president's remains will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda until Wednesday morning. (Dec. 3)

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