Bush to hold fundraiser for embattled Rep. Liz Cheney, clashing with Trump

Texas 09/23/21, 05:21

Former President George W. Bush will help raise funds for Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) next month as the Wyoming congresswoman faces a primary challenge from former President Donald Trump–backed Harriet Hageman. A tweet from Politico reporter Olivia Beavers on Wednesday, Sept. 22, showed that the fundraising event would be held on ...

President Trump in historic appearance at NASCAR Daytona 500

U.S. 02/17/20, 09:10

The president called it “pure American glory,” and he was ready to give the command as the grand marshal at NASCAR’s Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 16. President Trump became only the second sitting president to attend the 500, and the first president to do a lap before the race ...

Ilhan Omar calls Bush administration’s invasion of Iraq ‘illegal’

Politics 03/20/19, 12:30

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) criticized the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq in 2003 on Wednesday, which marked the 16th anniversary of the start of one of America's longest-running armed conflicts. In a series of tweets, the Minnesota congresswoman labeled the George W. Bush administration's invasion of Iraq "illegal" and called for those involved in the ...

George W. Bush welcomes new US citizens at Texas ceremony

Texas 03/18/19, 18:09

Former President George W. Bush welcomed new U.S. citizens Monday during a naturalization ceremony in Dallas, saying that "amid all the complications of policy, may we never forget that immigration is a blessing and a strength." Bush and former first lady Laura Bush spoke to the around 50 candidates for naturalization ...

George W. Bush treats his Secret Service detail to pizza

Politics 01/19/19, 05:39

Former President George W. Bush treated his Secret Service detail to pizza to show his appreciation for their service without paychecks during the partial government shutdown. A photo posted on Bush's Instagram and Facebook pages shows him delivering pizzas to the detail. On his posting, Bush said he and wife Laura ...

Photos: Sweet tour of Laura Bush at White House this week

Politics 12/07/18, 03:00

Former First Lady Laura Bush publicly thanked First Lady Melania Trump for her “sweet” gesture on Tuesday. Melania Trump personally invited the Bush family to visit the White House and see the Christmas decorations and some of their old friends while they mourn the passing of former President George H.W. Bush.           Xem ...

America’s solemn farewell to its 41st President

Politics 12/06/18, 13:17

On the day he turned 18 years old, just 6 months after the attack on Pearl Harbor, George H. W. Bush volunteered for active duty in World War II. He would become one of the youngest aviators in U.S. naval history at the time, flying a total of 58 combat ...

Reba McEntire, Oak Ridge Boys sing at Bush’s Texas funeral

Texas 12/06/18, 13:07

Reba McEntire has sung "The Lord's Prayer" at the Houston funeral service of former President George H.W. Bush. Reba McEntire arrives for a funeral service for former President George H.W. Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, Pool) Reba McEntire sings "The Lord's ...

Update: 11,000 people pay respects to Bush in Houston

Texas 12/06/18, 07:19

The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush (all times local): 6:15 a.m. Visitors pay their respects to the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) More than 11,000 people paid their respects to George H.W. ...

Bush’s funeral a farewell to WWII’s ‘greatest generation’

Politics 12/05/18, 17:03

It wasn't just a salute to a president, it was a tribute to a generation. President George H. W. Bush was remembered during more than two days of ceremonies and services in Washington as the last president forged from World War II, a leader dedicated to military service, bipartisanship, responsibility and ...

Memories of Bush humor brought smiles to sorrowful farewell

Politics 12/05/18, 13:58

Memories of George H.W. Bush's underappreciated sense of humor drew laughter and brought smiles to the sorrowful mourning of the death of American's 41st president. Presidential historian Jon Meacham recounted how comedian Dana Carvey once said that the key to doing his iconic impersonation of Bush was to mimic "Mr. Rogers ...

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