The president will designate December 5 as a national day of mourning, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement. The president had long feuded with McCain, and the McCain family made clear he was not welcome at the services, which were attended by former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Trump encourages Americans to gather in places of worship "to pay homage" to Bush's memory.
"You know all of the rhetoric: "Thousands points of light, '" Trump asked the Montana crowd".
President Trump, in typically Trumpian fashion, shared both a formal prepared statement and an off-the-cuff tweet on the subject, lauding Bush's "long, successful and lovely life" (?) in the latter. "'Putting America First" we understand.
As a candidate, Mr Bush senior promised "no new taxes" but reversed himself in office.
Former American President George HW Bush was a leading statesman at a critical juncture of world history and passionate about strong Indo-US relations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said today. "And, I would argue, set the best example for how to conduct yourself in the post-presidency".
Dukakis praised Bush for being willing to work with Democrats - unlike, he said, fellow Republican President Donald Trump.
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He joins Henry (2015) and McCarron (2013) as the only Crimson Tide players to win the Maxwell Award . Kyler Murray has put together one of the greatest individual seasons in college football history.
World leaders past and present have been paying tribute to him and Theresa May said Bush's "ethos of public service was the guiding thread of his life and an example to us all".
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Other top US employers included Zoom Video Communications , Procore Technologies , and Boston Consulting Group. The company that topped the list scored 4.5 and the company that ranked 50th still scored 4.2.
Woman elected to replace Merkel as new CDU party leader
Merkel, 64, is quitting the helm of the CDU after a series of poll setbacks rooted in controversy over her liberal refugee policy. Germany's ruling party CDU chose to not break with its current political line and elected Ms Kramp-Karrenbauer as new leader.