Bush was political patriarch to enduring American dynasty

Bush center and Santa Cruz Mayor Mardi Wormhoudt on Bushs left talk to reporters in the Pacific Garden Mall area of Santa Cruz Calif. Friday Oct. 21 1989 during a visit to the area following the earthquake

- Former President George H.W. Bush will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda next week.

Gov. Roy Cooper today ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of the passing of President George H.W. Bush.

Bush, the longest-living president in United States history, died at his home in Houston late Friday night, aged 94.

"There will be very tough times, made even more hard by criticism you may not think is fair", Bush 41 wrote, perhaps in anticipation of the Monica Lewinsky sex scandal, as some people have noticed.

Trump said that after flying him home from the G20 summit in Argentina, the Boeing 747 plane would travel on to Houston - part of what he called "a special tribute that (Bush) deserves very much".

The New York Times reports that Bush Senior's final hours were peaceful ones.

In lieu of flowers, the Bush family has requested that donations be made to the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.

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Sully will make the journey with his last master to Washington D.C. on Monday where Bush will lie in state at the U.S. Sully the dog will be travelling with the casket on the flight from Texas to Washington DC on Monday.

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The casket will then be flown back to College Station, Texas for Bush's burial. George H.W. Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for.

After moving to Texas to work in the oil business, Bush turned his attention to politics in the 1960s, being elected to his first of two terms in Congress in 1967.

George P. Bush, the only member of his family to campaign for Trump after his father dropped out of the race, largely shrugs off questions about his family dynasty and his responsibility for keeping it alive politically. "Through his essential authenticity, disarming wit, and unwavering commitment to faith, family, and country, President Bush inspired generations of his fellow Americans to public service - to be, in his words, "a thousand points of light" illuminating the greatness, hope, and opportunity of America to the world". "The result was the end of the Cold War and nuclear arms race".

Suffering from Parkinson's disease, Bush had been wheelchair-bound and in failing health.

He served in the US House of Representatives, as Washington's envoy to China and as chief of the Central Intelligence Agency before becoming Ronald Reagan's vice president. I just loved him. In return, Obama has involved himself in the political fight to a greater extent than usual. Even Prescott Sheldon Bush came up short in his first his bid for political office, when he ran for the U.S. Senate in 1950. Eight years later, in accepting his party's nomination for president in 1988, Bush pleaded for a "kinder, and gentler nation".

In 2017's The Last Republicans, author Mark Updegrove wrote that Bush, a quintessential Republican, had voted for Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016.

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