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USAl Gore remembers George HW Bush call after 2000 concession speech: ‘It was really a touching call’

17:20  05 december  2018
17:20  05 december  2018 Source:   thehill.com

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Former Vice President Al Gore on Tuesday said that former President George H . W . Bush made a " touching call " to "I remember when I gave my second and final concession speech in 2000 , I was in the Secret Service car It was really a touching call ," Gore said Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show.

It was really a touching call ," Gore said Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show. Gore called Bush to concede and prepared to address his supporters. It was a test case for the strength of December 13, 2000 : The concession speech delivered by Vice President Al Gore was an unvarnished capitulation

Al Gore remembers George HW Bush call after 2000 concession speech: ‘It was really a touching call’© Screenshot Al Gore remembers George HW Bush call after 2000 concession speech: ‘It was really a touching call’ Former Vice President Al Gore on Tuesday said that former President George H.W. Bush made a "touching call" to him after Gore conceded the 2000 presidential election to then-candidate George W. Bush.

"I remember when I gave my second and final concession speech in 2000, I was in the Secret Service car going back to the vice president's residence, and it was President George H.W. Bush calling me on the telephone and he was overcome with emotion and he said the kindest things. It was really a touching call," Gore said Tuesday on NBC's "Today" show.

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Former Vice President Al Gore on Tuesday remembered late President George H . W . Bush 's "personal kindness" The two spoke shortly after Gore lost the election. "I remember when I gave my second and final concession speech in It was really a touching call ," Gore said on NBC's "Today."

Former Vice President Al Gore on Tuesday said that former President George H . W . Bush made a " touching call " to him after Gore conceded the 2000 The two-term senator from Missouri delivered a farewell speech after she lost her re-election bid in November to the state’s Republican Attorney

Bush died on Friday at the age of 94.

Gore was the Democratic nominee for president in 2000 and was the vice president from 1993 through 2000 after he and Bill Clinton defeated George H.W. Bush and Vice President Dan Quayle in the 1992 election.

Gore also said during his "Today" interview that he planned to attend Bush's funeral on Wednesday at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

Gore added that Bush "left a legacy of extraordinary integrity and grace."

"I remember his personal kindness. I was impressed by his intense love of our country," Gore said.

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