America mourns former president Bush

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The Queen, Donald Trump and the Dalai Lama led tributes to the former USA president George HW Bush who has died at the age of 94.

In his later years, Bush turned to philanthropy, joining forces with Clinton to raise funds for victims of the 2004 Asian tsunami and the 2010 Haiti quake, and with ex-presidents Clinton, Carter, Barack Obama and son George to raise money for hurricane victims in Texas last year. Melania Trump attended instead. Bush hadn't left his bed in the past three or four days and also hadn't been eating.

Even in the cold and rain, people are making a point to stop and sign the visitor book at St. Ann's Episcopal Church in Kennebunkport, Maine, in the wake of President George H.W. Bush's death at 94.

George P. Bush - the "P" stands for Prescott - went to Afghanistan as a Navy Reserve intelligence officer.

"Air Force One will be taking myself and a lot of our people back to Washington", Trump said.

Zakhem and Bush
Zakhem and Bush

Funding for some government operations is now set to run out on Friday, although much of the USA government has already been funded through next September.

"Given what politics looks like in America and around the world today, it's easy to sigh and say George H.W. Bush belonged to an era that is gone and never coming back - where our opponents are not our enemies, where we are open to different ideas and changing our minds, where facts matter and where our devotion to our children's future leads to honest compromise and shared progress", he wrote.

George W. Bush issued a statement, stating his father was "a man of the highest character and the best dad a son or daughter could ask for".

In 2011, he joined Dwight Eisenhower as the only former USA presidents to be inducted into the golf Hall of Fame. "We wanted to come here and at least respect senior George Bush because he was a great president and a great human being", said Bhoumin Mehta, a well-wisher from Sugar Land, southwest of Houston. Would be the same old thing (remember "read my lips, no more taxes"). Guided by his wisdom, sound judgment, and unshakable faith in freedom, President Bush forged a lasting worldwide order and ushered in an era of national peace and prosperity. "As President, he set the stage for the decades of prosperity that have followed". "We are grateful for his commitment to patriotism and public service".

"Anyone who's ever been around him knows how much he loved his golf and how much he supported it and how much we're going to miss him", Woods added of the former president, whose father and grandfather both served as president of the US Golf Association (USGA).

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