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‘A Great and Noble Man’: Bush Honored One Last Time in Washington
-The Washington Times
“A military band played ‘Hail to the Chief,’ cannons sang out a 21-gun
salute and the presidential jet took to the sky, lifting former
President George H.W. Bush away from Washington one last time,” Stephen
Dinan writes. “The capital gave a solemn but fervent farewell Wednesday
to the 41st president, whose death [last] Friday at 94 launched a week
Trump Declares Day of Mourning for Bush
-The Wall Street Journal
“President Trump declared Wednesday a national day of mourning for
former President George Herbert Walker Bush,” Courtney McBride and
Michael Wright report. “Along with his full life of service to country,
we will remember President Bush for his devotion to family—especially
the love of his life, Barbara,” President Trump said in a statement with
First Lady Melania Trump.
Trumps Meet Privately with George W., Laura Bush to Offer Condolences
“President Trump and first lady Melania Trump met privately Tuesday
evening with former President George W. Bush and former first lady Laura
Bush on the eve of funeral services for former President George H.W.
Bush,” Brett Samuels reports. Thousands of Americans visited the U.S.
Capitol this week to pay their respects.
Trump Celebrates Hanukkah at the White House
President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump hosted two Hanukkah
receptions in the White House East Room on Thursday, celebrating the
fifth night of the Festival of Lights. In his remarks, the President
condemned anti-Semitism and reflected on the horrific shooting at the
Tree of Life synagogue this year. Thursday’s receptions came exactly one
year after President Trump announced that the U.S. Embassy in Israel
would be moved to Jerusalem.
Laura Bush Thanks Melania Trump for a ‘Sweet Visit’ to the White House
Emily Birnbaum reports that First Lady Melania Trump hosted members of
the Bush family, including former First Lady Laura Bush, for a special
tour of the White House Christmas decorations this week. “A sweet visit
during this somber week," the former First Lady wrote on Instagram.
“Thanks to Mrs. Trump for inviting our family.”
Liz Peek: Trump Scores Big Wins at the G-20
“President Trump scored major successes at the G-20 summit that
concluded over the weekend in Argentina. Specifically, the community of
nations agreed in their official communique to ‘necessary reform’ of the
World Trade Organization, a top White House priority,” financial expert
Liz Peek writes. “The Chinese promised to up their purchases of
U.S.-made goods and to discuss other demands in exchange for postponing
an expected hike in tariffs.”