Wednesday, 12 December, 2018

That awkward moment between the Obamas and Trumps at the Bush funeral

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Guillermo Jimenez | 06 December, 2018, 15:07

In video captured by news outlets, the 72-year-old politician first greets the Trumps before shaking hands with Barack Obama.

She saw that he was handing one to former first lady Laura Bush and asked for one as well.

Amid the long lines of people waiting in the Capitol Rotunda to pay their respects to former President George H.W. Bush and the outpouring of admiration for his life, it's hard to imagine that anyone could have doubted that his memorial services wouldn't be well-attended. As Trump and his wife arrived to sit in the "President's Club" pew at the Washington National Cathedral, Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn looked straight ahead.

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"We are forever seat mates because of protocol", she said of Bush.

Towards the end of his eulogy, Bush became visibly emotional. "The best father a son or daughter could have", said George W. Bush, holding back tears.

"Remembering George H.W. Bush: Houston's President" aired Wednesday night on KPRC2.

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She wrote on Instagram: "I know u already know this but I feel I need to remind my fans to please be gentler with others". On getting involved in public romances: "This is how I meet people - I can't just, like, meet someone at a bar".

Immediately following the funeral service in Washington, D.C. the casket of the former president received a 21-gun salute before boarding a U.S. Air Force 747-called "Special Mission 41" in honor of the 41st president.

Several politicians and world leaders gathered at National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to pay their respects to the 41st President of the United States, who died on November 30.

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