Sully the service dog visits Bush’s casket in the US Capitol
Sully the service dog visits Bush’s casket in the US Capitol
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06 December, 2018, 21:43
Former President George H.W. Bush's recently maligned service dog, Sully, was among the mourners who filed into the U.S. Capitol to remember the late president Tuesday afternoon.
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They were fellow World War II veterans, Republican Party leaders, fierce rivals for the 1988 Republican presidential nomination won by Bush ("Stop lying about my record", Dole snapped at Bush) and skilled negotiators.
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"The elegance & precision of the last two days have been remarkable!"
Trump's relationship with the Bush family has been tense. Former President George W. Bush and his wife greeted the Trumps outside before everyone went in for the private, 20-minute visit.
The late Mr Bush called Mr Trump a "blowhard". They paused steps from Bush's casket for a minute, with Trump saluting and Melania Trump placing her hand over her heart, before they quietly walked away. Democrat Bill Clinton coasted to victory, ending Bush's presidency.
"Can you imagine what it would look like if our president today did that?"
After meeting with the Trumps, and one day after Monday's somber ceremony in which much of official Washington paid their respects, George and Laura Bush made a low-key return to the Capitol rotunda, accompanied by daughters Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush, to stand once more before the flag-draped coffin. The first was Abraham Lincoln following his assassination in 1865.
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