On Tuesday, news broke that former First Lady Barbara Bush passed away at the age of 92.
Both her husband, George H.W. Bush, and son, George W. Bush, served as President of the United States. And moments ago, President Trump released a statement on behalf of he and First Lady Melania, in regards to the passing of Barbara. See Statement Below
The statement from the President said as follows:
President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump join the Nation in celebrating the life of Barbara Bush. As a wife, mother, grandmother, military spouse, and former First Lady, Mrs. Bush was an advocate of the American family.
Amongst her greatest achievements was recognizing the importance of literacy as a fundamental family value that requires nurturing and protection. She will be long remembered for her strong devotion to country and family, both of which she served unfailingly well. The President and First Lady’s thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Mrs. Bush.
See Official Statement Below
OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM PRESIDENT TRUMP ON THE PASSING OF FORMER FIRST LADY BARBARA BUSH
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 18, 2018
Our thoughts and prayers are with the Bush family during this time of loss. We leave you with an excerpt from an interview with Barbara, where she discusses having no fear of death.