President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump mourns with the family of former President Bush over the demise of the former First Lady Barbara Bush. The Spokesman for the family, Jim McGrath, announced Barbara’s death on Tuesday evening at the age of 92, after a series of medications.
President Trump ordered some minutes of silence in her honour. Trump recalled that former first lady Bush advocated for literacy in the American family and she will be long remembered for her strong devotion to country and family both she served faithfully.
Obama in his condolence speech said: “We’ll always be grateful to Mrs. Bush for the generosity she showed to us throughout our time in the White House, but we’re even more grateful for the way she lived her life. “As an epitome to the fact that public service is an important and noble calling; as an example of the humility and decency that reflects the very best of the American spirit”. Former President Bill Clinton, said Bush was a strong woman who was in support of her family, friends and her country.
Paul Ryan, the Speaker of the House of Representatives commended Barbara Bush for her undying love for US. Former Vice President, Al Gore, who lost the presidency to George W. Bush, said Barbara was “a pillar of strength for her family and the country at large.
Justin Trudeau Canada’s Prime Minister also commemorates with the family of George Bush over the death of Barbara Bush. Recalling that the former first lady was dedicated to her country and family. Barbara was the second woman to ever have her husband and son both serve as president. She served as first lady during the presidency of her husband, George H.W. Bush while her oldest son was elected president in 2000 and served two terms. Her younger son, Jeb Bush, served two terms as governor of Florida.