US The Latest: Son says Barbara Bush 'a woman unlike any other'

03:50  18 april  2018
03:50  18 april  2018 Source:   ap.org

Politicians lead show of support for Barbara Bush on Twitter

  Politicians lead show of support for Barbara Bush on Twitter Lawmakers from across the political spectrum led tributes to former first lady Barbara Bush Sunday after a spokesman announced the 92-year-old was in "failing health" and would not seek additional medical treatment.The @SenateGOP Twitter account sent out the message: "Our thoughts and prayers are with the former First Lady Barbara Bush and the entire Bush family.

our picks latest popular. Jabbing at other candidates in the race, she said that Bush does not brag, “like some other people we know.” Barbara Bush filming son with cell phone… pic.twitter.com/Af9cXStdHU.

Barbara Bush on 90th birthday: 'I've been the luckiest woman in the world'. Unlike her husband on his 90th birthday, don’t expect Barbara Bush to jump out of a plane to take a celebratory skydive. And I was afraid we'd have nothing to say to each other ,’” she recalled with a laugh.

FILE - In this Nov. 14, 1998, file photo, President-elect George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, are shown during a morning beachfront news conference in Gulf Stream, Fla. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this Nov. 14, 1998, file photo, President-elect George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, are shown during a morning beachfront news conference in Gulf Stream, Fla. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

HOUSTON — The Latest on the death of former first lady Barbara Bush (all times local):

7:15 p.m.

Former President George W. Bush says he and his family are saddened by the death of his mother, former first lady Barbara Bush.

But the 43rd president says the family's "souls are settled because we know hers was."

'I Am Still Old and Still in Love.' Barbara Bush Gave Light-Hearted Health Update Last Month

  'I Am Still Old and Still in Love.' Barbara Bush Gave Light-Hearted Health Update Last Month Former First Lady Barbara Bush gave a light-hearted medical update to her college alumnae magazine just weeks before it was revealed that she is in failing health and is declining to seek additional treatment. “I have had great medical care and more operations than you would believe. Former First Lady Barbara Bush gave a light-hearted medical update to her college alumnae magazine just weeks before it was revealed that she is in failing health and is declining to seek additional treatment.

Barbara Bush was a fabulous First Lady and a woman unlike any other who brought levity, love, and literacy to millions." Image copyright Reuters. Image caption Mrs Bush pictured with her son in 2005.

Latest . The former first lady, Grolnick said , said something like “He’s going to get himself put into jail!” Lind, in her case, said Barbara Bush had said , “Not again.”

A family spokesman says Barbara Bush died Tuesday. A family statement Sunday had said she had decided to terminate medical treatment for assorted ailments and would seek comfort therapy instead.

In his statement, George W. Bush calls his mother "a fabulous first lady and a woman unlike any other who brought levity, love and literacy to millions." He says his mother "kept us on our toes and kept us laughing until the end."

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6:50 p.m.

Former first lady Barbara Bush has died. She was 92.

A family spokesman says she died Tuesday.

The snowy-haired Mrs. Bush was one of only two first ladies who was also the mother of a president. The other was Abigail Adams, wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy Adams.

Mrs. Bush's plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband. She brought a grandmotherly style to buttoned-down Washington, often appearing in her trademark fake pearl chokers and displaying no vanity about her white hair and wrinkles.

Barbara Bush: Across Twitter, well wishes pour in for ailing former first lady

  Barbara Bush: Across Twitter, well wishes pour in for ailing former first lady Warm wishes poured in for former first lady Barbara Bush Sunday as word spread of her failing health. Bush spokesman Jim McGrath announced via Twitter Sunday that Bush, 92, had declined further medical treatment and instead would focus on "comfort care."Barbara and George H.W. Bush have been married since 1945 and had six children, including former president George W. Bush as well as former Florida governor and presidential candidate Jeb Bush. McGrath tweeted that the large family had gathered to be near Mrs. Bush.From politicos to newsmakers, people offered prayers and good thoughts.

matriarch all sitting around one table, this year’s Bush family Thanksgiving will be a gathering unlike any other in America. Former first lady Barbara Bush , right, greets her son former Fla. “He’s by far the best qualified man, but no,” she said , when asked if she’d like to see her son run.

this guest star was a little light on show-biz experience - unlike the last woman to hold her job. The aide, Sondra Haley, didn't hesitate with her reply: ''She's a pro.'' And so Barbara Bush proved to be. When finished taping the segment - which is to be aired late this year or early next - crew members

She married George H.W. Bush in 1945. They had six children and were married longer than any presidential couple in American history.

FILE - In this 1964 file photo, George H.W. Bush sits on couch with his wife, Barbara, and their children. George W. Bush sits at right behind his mother. Behind couch are Neil and Jeb Bush. Sitting with parents are Dorothy and Marvin Bush. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92. (AP Photo/File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this 1964 file photo, George H.W. Bush sits on couch with his wife, Barbara, and their children. George W. Bush sits at right behind his mother. Behind couch are Neil and Jeb Bush. Sitting with parents are Dorothy and Marvin Bush. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92. (AP Photo/File) FILE - In this May 5, 1989, file photo, first lady Barbara Bush throws out the first pitch before the start of the Texas Rangers game against the New York Yankees in Arlington, Texas. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92. (AP Photo/Bill Janscha, File) © The Associated Press FILE - In this May 5, 1989, file photo, first lady Barbara Bush throws out the first pitch before the start of the Texas Rangers game against the New York Yankees in Arlington, Texas. A family spokesman said Tuesday, April 17, 2018, that former first lady Barbara Bush has died at the age of 92. (AP Photo/Bill Janscha, File)

Melania Trump takes White House staffers who knew Barbara Bush to funeral .
First lady Melania Trump brought two White House staff members who were close to the Bush family as her guests to former first lady Barbara Bush's funeral on Saturday in Houston. Trump was accompanied by former White House head maître d' George Hainey and current White House usher Buddy Carter, the first lady's office said."She knew they were very close to the Bush family and wanted them to be able to pay their respects," spokeswTrump was accompanied by former White House head maître d' George Hainey and current White House usher Buddy Carter, the first lady's office said.

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