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Offbeat'George Bush was absolutely the best': former VP Dan Quayle pays tribute to his late boss

19:55  02 december  2018
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Former Vice President Dan Quayle paid tribute Sunday to his late boss, President George H.W. Bush, calling the country’s 41st president “a great individual” who “loved his country.”

Speaking on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures,” Quayle said that Bush, who died Friday, will be remembered for both his accomplishments while in the White House and for his devotion to the United States.

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Former Vice President Dan Quayle shared a story about the impact Bush had on his family while the two served in the White House: "I have often told my children 'If you want a role model in your life — look to President George Herbert Walker Bush . The world mourns the loss of a great American.

“George Bush was absolutely the best,” Quayle, the 71-year-old former vice president said. “He was a great individual in my opinion; he was a great president.”

Quayle’s words on “Sunday Morning Futures” echoed those of an opinion piece he penned for the Wall Street Journal shortly after Bush’s passing in which the former vice president recalled the help the late president gave him during their term in office. Quayle wrote that Bush’s character – and the fact that he himself served as President Ronald Reagan’s vice president – helped make their relationship while in office such a positive force.

“Vice presidents don’t always stay on the best terms with the presidents they serve,” Quayle wrote. “What starts out as partly a political calculation, the selection of a running mate, is by no means certain to mature into warm friendship. In our case, what made all the difference was a few choices we made early—and the character of Bush himself.”

CAVU: the code word used to share news of Bush's death

CAVU: the code word used to share news of Bush's death When former President George H.W. Bush's family and friends shared the news of his death at the age of 94 on Friday, they used the code word "CAVU," an acronym familiar to pilots that stands for "ceiling and visibility unlimited." CNN's Jamie Gangel reported their use of the acronym on "CNN Tonight with Don Lemon" early Saturday morning, adding that Bush had a plaque in his office with the word. "He always felt it represented his life," Gangel said. "The sky was the limit, and he had everything." 1/14 SLIDES © Loren Elliott/Reuters People pay tribute to the 41st President George H.

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Former Vice President Dan Quayle , who served under Bush , was considered by many a surprise choice when Bush What’s more, he went into and out of the office as absolutely the same man. The daughters of former President Richard Nixon also paid tribute to Bush 's life and public service.

On “Sunday Morning Futures,” Quayle added: “The man, George Bush, was very good to me.”

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George H.W. Bush died Friday at the age of 94, and about eight months after the death of his wife of 73 years, Barbara Bush.

"Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro, and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died,” Bush's son and former president, George W. Bush, said in a statement. “George H.W. Bush was a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for. The entire Bush family is deeply grateful for 41's life and love, for the compassion of those who have cared and prayed for Dad, and for the condolences of our friends and fellow citizens."

George H.W. Bush was known for his gentlemanly demeanor, dedication to traditional American values, willingness to take on foreign despots like Iraq's Saddam Hussein and Panama's Manuel Noriega, and presiding over the breakup of the Soviet Union.

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Pays Tribute To President George H.W. Bush Airing 24 hours after news broke of George H. W. Bush’s passing, Saturday Night Live paid tribute to the former president who was the subject of 22 sketches on the late-night program during his Presidential campaign and four-year tenure. At the end of the Weekend Update, hosts Michael Che and Colin Just switched to a serious tone as they acknowledged the death of America’s 41st president, sending thoughts and condolences to his family. “President Bush was famously a very warm and gracious man who always understood the power in being able to laugh at yourself,” Jost said.

Former US presidents George W . Bush , Barack Obama, and more react to the death of former president George H. W . Bush . Former Vice President Dan Quayle , who served as President George " George H. W . Bush 's exemplary service and deep commitment to his country informed

In 1988, Vice President George H. W . Bush was the Republican Party nominee for the presidency, and he chose Quayle as his running mate. In 1994, Quayle published his memoir entitled Standing Firm but declined to run for public office in this time period because he was suffering from phlebitis.

During his life, Bush served as a congressman, an ambassador to the United Nations and envoy to China, chairman of the Republican National Committee, director of the CIA, two-terms as vice president and, finally, president.

Air Force One was being sent to Texas to transport Bush's casket to Washington, where his body will lie in state at the Capitol Rotunda. The public can pay their respects from Monday evening through Wednesday morning.

Bush will be buried Thursday on the grounds of his presidential library at Texas A&M University at the family plot next to his wife Barbara, who died in April, and their 3-year-old daughter Robin, who died in 1953. The Bush family is still arranging funeral services, but the White House said President Trump and first lady Melania Trump plan to attend.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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