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Politics Barbara Bush's Legacy Honored By Politicians On Both Sides Of The Aisle

05:05  18 april  2018
05:05  18 april  2018 Source:   huffingtonpost.com

Politicians lead show of support for Barbara Bush on Twitter

  Politicians lead show of support for Barbara Bush on Twitter Lawmakers from across the political spectrum led tributes to former first lady Barbara Bush Sunday after a spokesman announced the 92-year-old was in "failing health" and would not seek additional medical treatment.The @SenateGOP Twitter account sent out the message: "Our thoughts and prayers are with the former First Lady Barbara Bush and the entire Bush family.

Politicians came together on Tuesday to honor the legacy of former first lady Barbara Bush after a spokesman for the Bush family announced her death at Barbara Bush , the wife of former President George H.W. Bush and mother of former President George W. Bush , had been suffering from chronic

Former and current politicians pay tribute to the former first lady and her influence on American society. The more news we see, the more accurate the picture of the day our users receive. You are the media!

FILE - In this June 6, 1964 file photo, George Bush, candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate, gets returns by phone at his headquarters in Houston as his wife Barbara, beams her pleasure at the news. Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship is a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as © AP Photo/Ed Kolenovsky, File FILE - In this June 6, 1964 file photo, George Bush, candidate for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate, gets returns by phone at his headquarters in Houston as his wife Barbara, beams her pleasure at the news. Former first couple George and Barbara Bush's relationship is a true love story, described by granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager as "remarkable." They met at a Christmas dance. She was 17. He was 18. Two years later they were married.

Politicians came together on Tuesday to honor the legacy of former first lady Barbara Bush after a spokesman for the Bush family announced her death at age 92.

Barbara Bush: Across Twitter, well wishes pour in for ailing former first lady

  Barbara Bush: Across Twitter, well wishes pour in for ailing former first lady Warm wishes poured in for former first lady Barbara Bush Sunday as word spread of her failing health. Bush spokesman Jim McGrath announced via Twitter Sunday that Bush, 92, had declined further medical treatment and instead would focus on "comfort care."Barbara and George H.W. Bush have been married since 1945 and had six children, including former president George W. Bush as well as former Florida governor and presidential candidate Jeb Bush. McGrath tweeted that the large family had gathered to be near Mrs. Bush.From politicos to newsmakers, people offered prayers and good thoughts.

Politicians from both sides of the aisle honored Bush ’ s legacy including all of the living former Presidents and First Ladies. “ Barbara Bush was a remarkable woman. She had grit & grace, brains & beauty. The Bush family has become synonymous with American politics , with many of her

Politicians from both aides of the aisle took to social media Sunday afternoon to send messages of support to First Lady Barbara Bush , who a source close to her. Barbara Bush is an icon, and her fierce love for her family transcended politics . Praying for the her, and for the Bush family. https

Barbara Bush, the wife of former President George H.W. Bush and mother of former President George W. Bush, had been suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure. The family announced on Sunday that the former first lady would no longer seek treatment after a series of hospitalizations.

The Bushes celebrated their 73rd anniversary in January, making them the longest-married couple in presidential history.

Bush, née Barbara Pierce, was the matriarch of a political dynasty and paved  her own path in public service to focus on domestic issues, such as literacy, AIDS awareness, homelessness and poverty. In 1989, she established the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy with the goal of raising awareness about the importance of reading and writing at a young age

The Latest: Son says Barbara Bush 'a woman unlike any other'

  The Latest: Son says Barbara Bush 'a woman unlike any other' The Latest on the death of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local):7:15 p.m.Former President George W. Bush says he and his family are saddened by the death of his mother, former first lady Barbara Bush.But the 43rd president says the family's "souls are settled because we know hers was."A family spokesman says Barbara Bush died Tuesday. A family statement Sunday had said she had decided to terminate medical treatment for assorted ailments and would seek comfort therapy instead.In his statement, George W. Bush calls his mother "a fabulous first7:15 p.m.

George Bush rode the Reagan revolution to the White House, where he had one of the highest approval ratings of any president, and where he successfully oversaw the end of the Mr. Bush ’ s death has quieted a raucous political system as it honors him for a civility it no longer possesses.

"President George H.W. Bush was a statesman and patriot who dedicated his life to serving his "His greatest legacy may be the successful end of the Cold War, which occurred on his watch." President Bush showed the compassion, decency and good humor that is often lacking in our politics today."

George W. Bush released a statement to the press on behalf of himself, his wife, and his twin daughters.

My dear mother has passed away at age 92. Laura, Barbara, Jenna and I are sad, but our souls are settled because we know hers was. Barabara Bush was a fabulous First Lady and a woman unlike any other who brought levity, love and literacy to millions. To us, she was so much more. Mom kept us on our toes and kept us laughing until the end. I’m a lucky man that Barbara Bush was my mother. Our family will miss her dearly, and we thank you all for your prayers and good wishes.

President Donald Trump celebrated the life of the former first lady in a statement released on his Twitter account, offering prayers for her family and friends.

“Amongst her greatest achievements was recognizing the importance of literacy as a fundamental family value that requires nurturing and protection,” Trump’s statement read. “She will be long remembered for her strong devotion to country and family, both of which she served unfailingly well.”

Trump orders flags to half-staff for Barbara Bush

  Trump orders flags to half-staff for Barbara Bush President Donald Trump late Tuesday ordered flags lowered to half-staff through Saturday night in memory of former first lady Barbara Bush, who died earlier Tuesday at the age of 92. And the White House Historical Association announced Tuesday that members of the public who wish to sign the official condolence book for Bush can do so beginning at 9 a.m. Wednesday. The condolence book will be at the White House Visitor Center, steps from the White House, at 1450 Pennsylvania Ave. NW in Washington. The center is open daily from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is free to the public, according to the historical association.

The Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy established a page on its website for people to send their well wishes to the former first lady. Thinking about Barbara Bush ' s legacy of service to our country and the extraordinary family she raised. Thanking her for her many kindnesses to me and my

Barbara Bush (née Pierce; June 8, 1925 – April 17, 2018) was the first lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993 as the wife of George H. W. Bush

Barbara Bush through the years: With former First Lady Barbara Bush behind him, former President George H.W. Bush throws the ceremonial first pitch before an ALDS baseball game between the Houston Astros and the Kansas City Royals on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2015, at Minute Maid Park in Houston. Barbara Bush through the years

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A woman known for her sharp wit and fierce personality, the former first lady was fondly nicknamed “the enforcer” by her family. She was honored by her family and political figures on social media for her influence on American society.

This article originally appeared on HuffPost.

Bush family welcomes baby 2 days after Barbara Bush's death .
The late Barbara Bush’s granddaughter Lauren Bush gave birth to a baby boy just two days after the former first lady’s passing.Neil Bush lost his mother Tuesday, but gained a grandson Thursday, completing what he called “the circle of life.

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