Stock markets will close on Wednesday to honor George H.W. Bush

Stock markets will close on Wednesday to honor George H.W. Bush

Current President Trump also shared a few words, saying that Bush had "sound judgement" and "common sense".

The Associated Press imparts a similar story about how Bush received his nickname but reveals that he didn't like being called it.

"I think we both knew that that was probably the last visit we were going to have".

Among the many, many tributes to the life and legacy of former President George H.W. Bush, you may have seen people share the letter he left for his successor Bill Clinton on Inauguration Day 1993. "As president, he set the stage for the decades of prosperity that have followed".

"President Bush guided our nation and the world to a peaceful and victorious conclusion of the Cold War", the Trumps wrote.

A state funeral for the former president will be held Wednesday morning at Washington's National Cathedral.

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The Trumps were informed of Mr Bush's death at the age 94 late on Friday while in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the Group of 20 summit of rich and developing nations.

The president will be honored with a state funeral on Wednesday.

"President George H.W. Bush led a long, successful and lovely life", Trump wrote Saturday morning on Twitter. Through his Points of Light initiative and other projects, he espoused a uniquely American volunteer spirit, fostering bipartisan support for citizen service and inspiring millions to embrace community volunteerism as a cherished responsibility.

"Former President George HW Bush was passionate about strong relations between India and USA". But he made clear what he thought of Trump.

Richard Haass, who served as special assistant to Bush and chief Middle East adviser, told NPR how the president "invested in relationships, he worked with allies". He was a compassionate American president and respected worldwide leader.

Mulroney said Bush asked him three years ago if he would speak at his funeral, and he said he'd be "honoured" to do it.

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