"President Bush is a personal hero of mine and a major inspiration in my life". Trump was not invited to the funeral of former first lady Barbara Bush earlier this year. "Heartfelt condolences to the Bush family and to all Americans".
James Baker III, former secretary of state and White House chief of staff under Bush, said in a statement that he led with "strength, integrity, compassion and humility" on the global stage and in everyday interactions.
"I think we both knew that that was probably the last visit we were going to have".
George Bush Presidential Library and Museum Audiovisual ArchivePrescott and Dorothy Bush are pictured above.
"President Bush exemplified a lifetime of service to America as a World War Two combat pilot and during his tenure in public service".
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China's President Xi Jinping and US President Donald Trump attend a welcome ceremony at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on 9 November 2017.
"Condolences to the Bush family and the people of U.S. on the passing away of former President George HW Bush".
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. U.S. Envoy to China.
"It is with great sadness that we mark the passing of one of America's greatest points of light", Trump said in a statement.
"The world has lost a great leader; this country has lost one of its best, and I have lost one of my dearest friends". His presidency saw the Exxon Valdez oil spill, the Tiananmen Square massacre, the fall of the Berlin wall, the dissolution of the Soviet Union, the negotiation of NAFTA and the onset of the Gulf War. "His passion was a deep love of family and country". "Since George's mother called Grandfather Walker "Pop, ' she began calling her son, his namesake, 'little Pop, ' or 'Poppy" Hence, Poppy Bush is the name the President's family friends have called him since his youth", the book says.
Bush Sr's death comes eight months after his wife of 73 years, Barbara, passed away in April.