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14 of George H.W. Bush’s most presidential quotes

Former President George H.W. Bush died on November 30, 2018, at age 94. Here are 14 of his most presidential quotes.
Former US President George H.W. Bush tosses the coin for the Super Bowl as former first lady Barbara Bush looks on in Houston, Texas on February 5, 2017.

Inside the ‘storybook’ marriage of Barbara and George H.W. Bush — who were married longer than any first couple, said ‘I love ...

In 2018, George H.W. Bush died at age 94, and Barbara Bush died at age 92. Here is an inside look at their long-lasting marriage.
Former US President George H.W. Bush (bottom) skydives for his 85th birthday on June 12, 2009.

George HW Bush would have been 95 today. He used to celebrate every fifth birthday by going skydiving.

The president marked each fifth birthday after his retirement with a skydive — even when illness deprived him of the use of his legs.

Barbara Bush, matriarch of a GOP political dynasty, said she was no longer a Republican in the Trump era

"That was a stunning acknowledgment. Barbara Bush had been one of the most recognizable faces of the Republican Party through two presidencies," author Susan Page wrote.
Former first lady Barbara Bush

Barbara Bush blamed Trump for a heart attack during the 2016 Republican primaries

The former first lady Barbara Bush once blamed what she thought was a heart attack on President Donald Trump, according to a new book.

Meet William Barr: What you need to know about the attorney general who just received Mueller’s report

Attorney General William Barr is at the center of the Russia investigation after receiving Robert Mueller's highly anticipated final report.
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) walks from a Republican Senate caucus meeting with U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 26, 2018.

A top GOP senator won’t vote for Trump attorney general nominee William Barr over concerns he’ll condone spying on US citizens

"I'm a no," Paul said on Monday. "[Barr has] been the chief advocate for warrantless surveillance of US citizens."
President George H.W. Bush arrives for the coin toss prior to Super Bowl 51 on February 5, 2017 in Houston, Texas.

On his 2nd day in office, George H.W. Bush told the CIA he wanted more jokes in his secret intelligence briefings

In the days after his death last year, George H.W. Bush was remembered for his sense of humor — a quality some CIA staffers got to see first-hand.
President Donald J. Trump, with First Lady Melania Trump, salutes the casket containing the body of former US President George H.W. Bush in the Rotunda of the US Capitol in Washington, DC.

Trump offends Europe with diplomatic snub revealed at George H.W. Bush’s funeral

Trump's administration caused offense across the Atlantic with a surprise snub of the European Union's ambassador to the US at Bush's funeral.

President George H.W. Bush was secret pen pals with a Filipino boy for 10 years: ‘I will write you from time to time’

Former President George H.W. Bush secretly exchanged letters with a boy in the Philippines for 10 years, from 2002 to 2012.