Stories tagged: George H.W. Bush
UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 10:49 a.m.
George H.W. Bush to stay in hospital through weekend
A family spokesman says former President George H.W. Bush will remain hospitalized through the weekend as he recovers from an infection that required his hospitalization a day after his wife’s …
Wed., April 25, 2018, 2:05 p.m.
Former President Bush out of intensive care, making progress
Former President George H.W. Bush was moved out of intensive care and into a regular patient room at a Houston hospital on Wednesday as he recovers from an infection that …
UPDATED: Tue., April 24, 2018, 5:06 p.m.
After a death, how much can ‘broken heart’ hurt survivors?
You hear it whenever someone gets sick or dies soon after losing a spouse: Was it because of a broken heart? Stress might not be to blame for former President …
UPDATED: Mon., April 23, 2018, 5:11 p.m.
Spokesman: George H.W. Bush hospitalized with blood infection
Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife Barbara, a spokesman said Monday.
UPDATED: Sat., April 21, 2018, 8:30 p.m.
Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush remembered
Barbara Bush was remembered as the “first lady of the Greatest Generation” during a funeral Saturday attended by four former U.S. presidents and hundreds of other people who filled a …
UPDATED: Tue., April 17, 2018, 10:28 p.m.
Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at age 92
Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a …
UPDATED: Thu., March 1, 2018, 3:53 p.m.
William H.T. ‘Bucky’ Bush was brother, uncle of presidents
William H.T. “Bucky” Bush, a wealthy investor and the brother and uncle of presidents, has died. He was 79.
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 4, 2017, 6:56 p.m.
Both Bush presidents openly condemned Trump, book claims. One even voted for Clinton.
The White House on Saturday disparaged the legacies of the only two living Republican presidents to precede Donald Trump, after reports that both men castigated Trump in interviews last year …
Fri., Oct. 27, 2017, 10:11 a.m.
Another woman accuses George H.W. Bush of groping, making ‘David Cop-a-feel’ joke
Another woman has come forward with allegations that George H.W. Bush groped her as she posed for a photo with the former president at an event.
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 24, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Actress Heather Lind accuses former President George H.W. Bush of groping her in 2014
An AMC actress claims that former President George H.W. Bush groped her from his wheelchair during a screening.
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 4:08 p.m.
Russia ambassador says Ukraine key to improved relations
The new U.S. ambassador to Russia said Saturday that restoring Ukrainian sovereignty and bringing North Korea to the negotiating table will be central issues as he works to improve relations …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 7, 2017, 7:15 p.m.
Former U.S. presidents raising money for hurricane relief
The five living former U.S. presidents said Thursday they would team up to create the “One America Appeal” to raise money for storm recovery as Texas and Louisiana seek to …
Tue., April 18, 2017, 3:49 p.m.
Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Houston
Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with a recurrence of a case of pneumonia he had earlier in the year.
Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 1:49 p.m.
George HW Bush released from Houston hospital, returns home
Former President George H.W. Bush was released Monday from Houston Methodist Hospital where he received treatment for pneumonia for more than two weeks. Bush, 92, was experiencing breathing difficulties when …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 8:47 a.m.
Barbara Bush discharged from Houston hospital
Former first lady Barbara Bush was discharged from a hospital Monday while former President George H.W. Bush is expected to be moved from the hospital’s intensive care unit soon. The …
Sun., Jan. 22, 2017, 4:07 p.m.
George H.W. Bush improving, wife staying night in hospital
Former President George H.W. Bush’s health continues to improve and his wife, who is also recovering from illness, has chosen to remain hospitalized one more night to be “closer to …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 19, 2017, 10:01 p.m.
Doctors consider removing tube for President
Doctors treating former President George H.W. Bush for pneumonia considered Thursday whether to take out a breathing tube while his wife, Barbara, said she was feeling much better after undergoing …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 18, 2017, 8:38 p.m.
Former President George H.W. Bush and wife hospitalized
Former President George H.W. Bush was admitted Wednesday to the intensive care unit of a Houston hospital with pneumonia, and his wife, Barbara, was hospitalized as a precaution after suffering …
Sun., May 8, 2016
Kathleen Parker: For principled Republicans, this party’s over
The GOP began digging its own grave years ago and dropped one foot in when McCain selected Sarah Palin as his running mate.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 8:23 p.m.
Trump’s open path to nomination causes agony for some in GOP
WASHINGTON – Donald Trump’s last Republican foe, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, ended his quixotic presidential campaign Wednesday, cementing Trump’s remarkable triumph as his party’s presumptive nominee and launching him toward …
Wed., April 13, 2016
Trudy Rubin: Next president must avoid nation-building trap
Nation-building has failed in the Middle East, but America still needs a Plan B.
Fri., April 1, 2016, 9:16 p.m.
Donald Trump is least popular American politician in three decades
For months, as Donald Trump lurched from controversy to controversy, commentators marveled that his voters remained loyal: Trump is impervious to political attack, some said.
Sun., Nov. 8, 2015
Kathleen Parker: Truth sets George H.W., Jeb Bush free
Elder Bush’s candor helps clear away family issues for Jeb’s campaign.
Thu., Nov. 5, 2015, 1:48 p.m.
People: Khloe Kardashian’s FYI talk show to debut Jan. 20
Khloe Kardashian’s new talk show has a premiere date. The FYI channel says “Kocktails With Khloe” will start Jan. 20.
Thu., Nov. 5, 2015, 9:21 a.m.
Elder Bush criticizes Cheney, Rumsfeld in new biography
In a blistering critique, former President George H.W. Bush says onetime Pentagon chief Donald Rumsfeld “served the president badly” when George W. Bush was in the White House and that …
Wed., Dec. 24, 2014, 6:26 p.m.
Ex-President George H.W. Bush to stay hospitalized
HOUSTON (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush will remain overnight Wednesday in a Houston hospital where he was taken after experiencing shortness of breath, a family spokesman said.
Fri., Sept. 19, 2014
A casual dinner was the life of the parties
If ever there was a metaphor for bipartisanship in national politics over the past quarter century, it would be the American elm tree planted 25 years ago today in Riverfront …
Sat., April 26, 2014
Carl P. Leubsdorf: Hindsight places Bush 41’s tax reversal in honorable light
Former President George H.W. Bush doesn’t play aerobic golf anymore. And he presumably won’t be jumping out of any planes for his 90th birthday in June. The aging process has …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2011, 2:29 p.m.
Reagan, Bush not criminally liable in Iran-Contra
One of the prosecutors who investigated the Iran-Contra affair concluded two decades ago that neither Ronald Reagan nor George H.W. Bush was criminally liable in the scandal that tarnished the …