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Philadelphia, Montgomery County coronavirus death toll jumps to 62
"Now we go to Montgomery County sixty two deaths they're connected to the virus with thirteen reported on Friday and an additional one hundred and ninety three new positive cases the county has almost seventeen hundred since the start of all this back in early March his county commissioner Dr Val Arkush she thinks we could be heading into the peak it's an educated guess that my guess is that we are moving into the peak just based on what we're seeing in terms of numbers it does seem like we are moving out Parker says thanks to stay at home orders schools being closed and social distancing the county is access to hospital beds it is tightening a little bit but all of our hospitals still have regular and I see you beds available which is extremely good news and our coach went on to say the goal was never to prevent an increase in cases from ever happening but instead the goal was that we would be able to manage the increase that our first responders units would be intact that there'd be enough hospital beds and that's intensive care unit beds and enough ventilator bats for all the people that need them that's always been the goal she went on to tell us the county's seems on track to maintain the availability of those beds especially with forty beds at the search site which is opening at suburban hospital but Barbara bush says he can all be on done quickly if people don't keep up with social distancing and follow the stay at home orders
"barbara bush" Discussed on WCBS Newsradio 880
"At ten twenty one Barbara Bush blamed, President Trump for heart attack. She said so during a series of interviews during the final six months of her life, which are featured in the upcoming book, the matriarch Barbara Bush and the making of an American dynasty USA. Today's Susan page conducted the interviews with the former first lady in which she talked about how the two thousand sixteen presidential campaign affected her health, technically, she didn't have a heart attack. But that's what she called the episode that landed her in the hospital in June of twenty sixteen her son Jap was being ridiculed and his campaign was already over. And he told her to let it go to focus on herself and to have faith in the country that the best thing to do was not to obsess a year after Trump's election. Mrs Bush told Susan that she was trying not to think about it. But that she was dismayed by the division. In the country and the direction of her party in October of two thousand seventeen when asked if she was still a Republican Barbara Bush said yes, but four months later when page asked her the same question, she said, quote, I'd probably say no today in the book, Barbara Bush, also admits writing a funny congratulatory letter to Bill Clinton, assuming that he would become the presidential spouse. The letter said quote welcomes the first lady's club, we can't wait to initiate, you unquote. Mrs Bush, never sent that letter saying she woke up the morning after the election and discovered to my horror that Trump had one unquote the book the matriarch Barbara Bush and the making.
Bus carrying girls high school team and semi hit head-on, killing at least 2
"Texas AM for interment. The former president will be laid to rest next Barbara Bush and their daughter, Robin and US markets resumed trading later this morning on Wall Street closed yesterday. Traders observed a national day of mourning it'll be the first test of US markets since Tuesday's drop of nearly eight hundred points on the Dow Jones industrial average, US futures currently pointing to opening losses. We'll check sports, traffic and weather. Next on WGN, holiday, tips and wine stories from Kristen and Paul at total wine and more paired with lobster, mashed potatoes,
President George Hw Bush, Barbara Bush And Jim Ryan discussed on Jeff Katz
"Casket bearing the body of former President George Hw Bush will lie in state at the capitol until Wednesday state funeral ABC's. Jim Ryan is in Houston where Mr Bush's passing has hit hard. To the strains of hail to the chief Mr Bush's final trip to Washington begins lining, the streets and highways were ordinary people who might never have met the forty first president. But felt they knew him. We were raised as Democrats, but he was the Republican that you never knew any different he treated everyone. The same on your Morgan says the death of Barbara Bush earlier this year of her husband on Friday leaves a hole in the fabric of the community. They adopted decades
New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq to close Wednesday for Bush mourning day; Trumps to attend funeral
"And Barack Obama will be featured in a special report with CBS's, Nora O'Donnell. You can catch it right here starting at seven o'clock again tomorrow night, we're waiting to find out more about the funeral arrangements. And for now, we do know, President Trump and first lady Melania will be an added in attendance at the National Cathedral in DC four memorial. Will service? The president was not invited to Barbara Bush's funeral about eight months ago, but he will be attending this one out of respect for the Bush family. The president also decided to cancel a plan. News conference today in Argentina at the g twenty summit CBS's Steve Dorsey is there the president has cancelled a planned press conference, you're on windows IRAs, citing the death of former President, George Hw Bush. He's still scheduled to meet with Chinese president Xi Jinping to discuss treed before returning to the US later tonight ahead of his meeting with China's President, Mr Trump's seemed to signal some optimism discussing
George H.W. Bush Dies at 94
"What's happening. Just Dan former President George Hw Bush who spent a lifetime in public service and as the nation's leader scoring the decisive victory of Saddam Hussein. But that'll the faltering economy has died tonight. At the age of ninety four family spokesperson person says Mr Bush shortly after ten pm Friday about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush. He is survived by five children, including former President, George
Facebook unveils new Portal smart speakers
"The Hubble space telescope has been sidelined by a serious pointing problem. Nasa says one of Hubble's gyroscopes failed. Now, hobble is in so-called safe mode with nonessential systems turned off that means all science observations are on hold mission. Controllers are working to restore the twenty-eight-year-old telescope gyroscopes are needed to keep Hubble pointed in the right direction during observations astronomers use the orbiting observatory to peer deep into the cosmos revealing faraway solar systems as well as galaxies and black holes. Former first daughter Barbara Bush has gotten married her father former President George W Bush scored at his daughter down the aisle, while her grandfather, former president, George H W Bush watched the ceremony at the family's Walker point compound in Kennebunkport Maine on Sunday Barbara Bush, who is thirty-six Mary Thirty-seven-year-old screenwriter Craig coin, she's the co founder of the public health nonprofit, global health
Barbara Bush Had a “Little Bit of a Secret” Kennebunkport Wedding
"Former first daughter Barbara Bush has. Married. Jenna Bush called into NBC's today show to talk about the significance of her. Twin sister getting married in Kennebunkport Maine wanted to get married here is my grandfather's here. So it was a very secret wedding a little bit like my elusive sister. But also check
Nike withdraws Iran World Cup squad's supply of boots due to sanctions
"Fifteen c fighter jet from kadena airbase crashed into the sea south of okinawa japan early monday morning local time defense officials say the pilot ejected and was later rescued the it's the sixth noncombat crash for the air force this year former president george h w bush turning ninety four tuesday years past the forty first president has celebrated his birthday by skydiving he had this message on his eightieth birthday is them you don't want to do a parachute mouth this year president bush has been reflecting on the life of former first lady barbara bush who would have been ninetythree last week on her birthday the former president tweeted of its late wife she loved helping others did so with the joyful heart knowing there are so many out there who share her passion puts joy in our hearts in washington rachel sutherland fox news the trump administration's withdrawal from the international nuclear agreement with iran is having an impact for the world cup much of the world is ready for soccer's biggest stage but one team is looking for a shoe deal due to economic sanctions and penalties for companies doing business with iran usbased nike will not be providing cleats to the team from the islamic republic the national iranian american council is disappointed and says politics should not be dragged into international sporting events even though team iran boycotts matches with israel individual players sponsorships teams choosing to buy their own cleats are not affected by the sanctions iran's first group b match comes against morocco in saint petersburg russia on friday germanbased adidas is providing uniforms.
Nike withdraws Iran World Cup squad's supply of boots due to sanctions
"Fifteen c fighter jet from katrina airbase crashed into the sea south of okinawa japan early monday morning local time defense officials say the pilot ejected and was later rescued the sixth noncombat crash for the air force this year former president george h w bush turning ninety four tuesday years past the forty first president had celebrated his birthday by skydiving he had this message on his eightieth birthday down do something you don't want to do a parachute jump do some else this year president bush has been reflecting on the life of former first lady barbara bush who would have been ninetythree last week on her birthday the former president tweeted it's late wife she loved helping others and did so with the joyful heart knowing there are so many out there who share her passion pushed away in our hearts in washington rachel sutherland fox news the trump administration's withdrawal from the international nuclear agreement with iran is having an impact for the world cup much of the world is ready for soccer's biggest stage but one team is looking for a shoe deal due to economic sanctions and penalties for companies doing business with iran usbased nike will not be providing cleats to the team from the islamic republic the national radio at american council is disappointed and says politics should not be dragged into international sporting events even though team iran boycotts matches with israel individual player sponsorships and teams choosing to buy their own cleats are not affected by the sanctions iran's first group b match comes against morocco in saint petersburg russia on friday germanbased adidas is providing uniforms to the team at deep discounts.
Armed forces mark Memorial Day with social media messages
"On memorial day to pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice there were services around the country in washington president trump went to the arlington national cemetery and laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier there were also ceremonies at the world war two memorial and also the vietnam veterans memorial but former president george h w bush was unable to go to a memorial day parade in maine that he traditionally attends he regrets missing it he tweeted last night he is hospitalized he is still dealing with illness that he had had after the funeral of first lady former first lady barbara bush earlier this year school officials say a thirteen year old student critically wounded during a shooting at noblesville indiana middle school last week is improving ella whistler is doing better the science teacher jason siemens being hailed a hero he tackled the armed stew student who shot him three times but was able to stop that shooting last week those were the only two people who were injured starbucks today close more than eight thousand stores across the country to conduct racial bias sensitivity training this after the arrests of two black men last month in philadelphia and one of the starbucks stores that will to apologies and company leaders met with the two men and they also reach out to activists and experts on bias training to put together a curriculum for today's training for one hundred seventy five thousand starbucks employees on wall street stocks could drop after the long holiday weekend dow futures this morning are down nearly two hundred points as markets also sell off overseas it's a decline of more than one percent across europe and there were also declines in asia i'm dave anthony fox.
Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine for low blood pressure, fatigue
"The victim as sixty year old from dearborn born the hidden run driver he took off in was tracked down a short time later and taken into custody his vehicle was impounded no other injuries were reported that intersection was shut down for several hours for that onscene investigation that roadway has now been reopened the presence of us officials in north korea is raising expectations that osama between president donald trump and the north kim jong un will take place after all the president last week withdrew from a plan to june twelfth singapore meeting with kim and then quickly announced that the meeting could get back on track on sunday he tweeted that a us team had arrived in the north to make arrangements for the summit what a week after returning to his summer home in kennebunkport maine former president george h w bush has been hospitalized in southern maine hit at southern maine he'd been experiencing low blood pressure and fatigue people in the area are sending him best wishes especially after losing his wife and now coming home and everyone's been so excited to see him and support him to not be able to see him is going to be very sad for our town for a community george hw bush hospitalized in texas last month for treatment of infection that spread to his blood and stayed there for nearly two weeks he was admitted to the hospital just one day after he attended the funeral for his wife barbara bush the former first lady who died on april seventeenth the couple had been married for seventy.
Former President George W. Bush receives Distinguished Leadership Award
"The study appears in the journal addiction dave schreiber abc news president george w bush had his dad on his mind as he cracked some jokes at an award ceremony in dc he spoke at the atlantic council a distinguished leadership award steiner and references former national security adviser stephen hadley who recommended he not wear the same talk see war to the white house correspondents dinner bush junior said he turned to hadley and said read my lips no new taxes george h w of course had the infamous no new taxes line bush senior is recovering after being treated for an infection following the funeral for his late wife barbara bush commuters are reacting to elon musk plan to revolutionize transportation in american cities on instagram the developer of tesla vehicles and spacex rockets had posted a video of a tunnel he's building under los angeles some drivers in the city say being in a tunnel during an earthquake is a concern so who wouldn't want to get that commute i mean it's an old brainer i rather be in traffic then go onto the tunnel scared if approved by regulators vehicles will be put onto electric sleds and then transported to their destinations wbz news time now five forty one we check sports with adam kauffman he's in the ticket dot com sports studio good morning good morning debbie red sox voided.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway buys 75M more Apple shares, sells off IBM
"The oracle of omaha speaks investors listen and it led to a rally to end the week the dow closed up three hundred thirty points the nasdaq up one twelve and the sp thirty one on the plus side apple stocks rose three and a half percent after warren buffett said his berkshire hathaway company bought another seventy five million shares of the company stock apple is up twelve and a half percent for the week a solid earnings report also contributing to the gain that kim's berkshire more than two hundred forty million shares altogether and pushed its stock price up by more than one and a half percent alphabet the parent company of google and cisco systems both up around two percent employer stepped up hiring modestly in april adding just over one hundred sixty thousand jobs that was enough to push unemployment nationally below four percent for the first time since the year two thousand down to three point nine percent average hourly earnings rose two point six percent from a year ago in line with economists expectations daria albinger abc news former president george h w bush released from texas hospital as we hear from abc's alec stone it was early last week when former president george h w bush was hospitalized shortly after barbara bush's funeral the forty first president battling a blood infection the ninety three year old was in the icu for a time now family spokesman saying president bush has been discharged from methodist hospital in houston we're told mr bush is doing well and he's happy to return home alex stone abc news iowa governor kim reynolds has signed the most restrictive abortion law in the nation is determined when the heart stops beating then doesn't a beating heart.
Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush discharged from hospital
"To seven anyone with more information is asked to call nine one one former president george hw bush has been released from a hospital in texas it was early last week when former president george h w bush was hospitalized shortly after barbara bush's funeral the forty first president battling a blood infection the ninety three year old was in the icu for a time now family spokesman saying president bush has been discharged from methodist hospital in houston we're told mr bush is doing well and he's happy to return home alex stone abc news now let's get a check on traffic here's bradley jay live in.
George H.W. Bush moved out of intensive care unit
"Point seven billion dollars but w w j's jeff gilbert says that company has a plan to slash its cost sports targeted eleven billion in cost cuts over the next four years they're not announcing job cuts but not ruling them out either chief financial officer bob shanks says nothing's off the table even the parts of business that are performing well today we believe should and can perform much better shank scissor could be more changes in parts of the world where ford is lagging like europe and south america ninety three year old former president george h w bush battling an infection that spread to his blood is doing better at a houston hospital jim mcgrath is a family spokesman responded today to the point where they were able to move him from the intensive care unit to a regular patient room and the doctors were very pleased with his progress mr bush had been hospitalized two days after the funeral of former first lady barbara bush is keeping tabs on houston's nba playoff run the games that a little bit later into the evening and then he likes but he's still focused on it they still pulling for the rocket it's seven past the hour four zero seven at the bay area's news station kcbs are sunny clear pattern continues in will for the next couple of days glad you're with us i'm jeff bill i'm patty rising just ahead on kcbs a man wanted for terrorizing the state for years is now in custody it is the culmination of a decades long unrelenting.
Macron argues for Iran deal, climate pact in address to Congress
"Aska and ended in southwest iowa bellevue nebraska police say they were investigating a shooting this morning when a man drove by shot at officers none of whom were hit during the chase iowa state trooper dylan malone crashed his cruiser he's hospitalized in omaha was serious but not in life threatening injuries the suspect crashed into the river and was arrested a des moines man is charged with the hitler homicide by reckless driving for deadly crash last thursday police arrested thirty threeyearold grant you yesterday in connection with the crash that killed nineteen year old tyler wilcox you is accused of going more than seventy five miles an hour in a thirty mile an hour zone when his truck collided with the car driven by wilcox added the moines intersection wilcox his funeral was held earlier today our top national story french president emmanuel macron wants a better iran deal but says the treaty shouldn't be abandoned addressing us lawmakers today mccrone call for more a more comprehensive deal to prevent iran from building nuclear weapons he argued that iran must never be allowed to have nukes president trump has called the iran accord a bad deal that should never have been negotiated trump has suggested that he might withdraw from the accord next month the iran deal was negotiated by the us and other world powers during the obama administration finally former president george bush is giving thanks to everyone for their kindness following the death of his wife barbara bush bush took to twitter this morning saying all houston's did a great job making sure barbara bush has visitors and funeral gas felt welcome the expresident particularly thanks houston mayor vaster turner and police barbara bush died last week george bush has been in the hospital since sunday night.
George H.W. Bush moved out of intensive care unit
"On the michael medved show two items of good news just breaking news first of all the spokesperson for president george h w bush said just moments ago that the former president has been transferred to a regular patient room in the hospital after spending multiple days in the intensive care unit for blood infection quote president george h w bush has been moved from intensive care units and houston methodist hospital to a regular patient room and is he expected to continue his recovery there for several more days so said spokesman jim mcgrath in a statement in a particularly tasteless exercise they the the new york times ran a picture of president george h w bush under the headline is it possible to die of a broken heart and ese enjoyed more than seventy years of an extraordinary marriage to the late and very much missed and lamented barbara bush but let us hope that this gallant american patriot george h w bush goes on to make a full recovery and to continue to enjoy whatever years of life the good lord awards to him meanwhile the tennessee waffle house and antioch tennessee where the mass shooting took place on sunday it's now reopened and here's the good news the waffle house is going to be donating one hundred percent of its proceeds for the next month to the families of the victims waffle house management said they will likely place a memorial for the victims inside the restaurant and they are currently focusing on helping their employees and customers in the wake of the shooting a waffle house spokesperson told abc news of the first person to eat at the restaurant only had a bill of eight dollars but then volunteered and contributed a total of one hundred dollars to donate to the victims families that's so much for people who don't understand.
George H.W. Bush's colorful book-themed socks were gifted by a young man with Down syndrome
"Owned by the same parent company entercom wins news time eight thirty six a higher loyalty is paying off for james comey and his publisher sales of the former fbi director memoir top six hundred thousand in its first week number that includes print audio and e books in the komi lichens president trump to a mafia boss who prizes personal loyalty over service to the country mr trump fired komi last year family spokesman says former president george hw bush is still responding and recovering has doctors treat him for an infection that has spread to his blood mr bush has been hospitalized since sunday a day after attending the funeral of his wife former first lady barbara bush correspondent ryan burrow has more just days after her burial the gravesite of former first lady barbara bush is open to the public at the george h w bush presidential library and museum on the campus of texas am university tuesday night there will be a remembrance ceremony organized by students the museum is accepting donations of new and gently used books to the charity books at a blanket in honor of the former first lady and her campaign to promote family literacy.
"barbara bush" Discussed on Slate's The Gist
"Look it's a one off line for morning joe at chat show but there were lots of similar sentiments and it just a pit him is is the one allowable tone endorsed by broadcast news and times like this let me read to you from nineteen ninetytwo profile by margery williams and vanity fair i one paragraph let's call this design guys paragraph i'm going to remind you where we all were in nineteen ninety two it is an extra stroke of luck for the president that was george bush tuck that the democrats answer to barbara bush is hillary clinton quote i'll take a matchup between george and barbara bush and bill and hillary clinton all day says a senior bush advisor people like barbara bush and people don't like hillary clinton even if ross perot not bill clinton proves to be the greater threat to bush's reelection margot perot idea idea seems unlikely to divert much attention from the symbolic face off between her more famous counterparts republican strategists will be working overtime to remind us that the arkansas governor's controversial wife is the perfect foil for the first lady's image as the embodiment of all cardinal virtues all right that's where we were and here's something that marjorie williams notes about barbara bush she establishes all of barbara bush's credentials doing work with an aids hospice and being the public face of someone who self deprecating but then she writes this sabe reporters who spent misty reports barbara bush toiling and soup kitchens discuss a different reality among themselves the flinty stare she fixes on the source of a question she doesn't like the humor is dig the chilly put down for behind her rampart of pearls the nation's most self effacing celebrity is in fact a combative politician always they're not far below the surface is the barbara bush who briefly emerged in nineteen eightyfour to denounce geraldine ferraro as quote that four million dollar i can't say it but it rhymes with rich and quote this barbara bush has a brilliant grasp of image and has always understood a chief source of her appeal that she is folks in washington never tire of pointing out not nancy about those paragraphs i read here the following arguments in favour barbara bush she's not geraldine ferraro she's not hillary clinton she's not nancy reagan some of those might be the construct of the writer.
"barbara bush" Discussed on Slate's The Gist
"And now the spiel barbara bush was one of two women in american history to be the mother of one president and the wife of another abigail adams she was the other woman interestingly the four presidents related to those two women only won reelection one time collectively george w bush was the man he was the worst of the four there nine incumbent presidents in the united states history who were defeated at the polls eight if you take into account that grover cleveland one but not consecutively so nine incumbents who lost meaning a third of the president's who lost reelection where the son or husband of those two women that is trivia and barbara bush led a decidedly non trivial life she was a strong figure in an american dynasty and it is right to remember her and to honor her but there is something maybe this is just me but something that chafes at the group think the unwillingness to veer from the elegies the aggressive wall of nothing but praise barbara bush was secretly a monster but she was quite a bit more flawed than the beatific coverage would have you believe look i'm not saying that the sins of the iraq war accrue to her her husband was one of america's great public servants he was not a great president but his service to our country was laudable in there for her service to our country was totally laudable but you would be forgiven today if you thought barbara bush was anything less than a living saint and where do saints go here we are in a day where we're thinking about the way george walker bush and barbara bush presided over the country and on that morning the forty fifth president tweets about this barbara bush is drinking bourbon and heaven right.
"barbara bush" Discussed on WBT Charlotte News Talk
"With the president west palm beach we go live to florida now abc's karen travers and karen i was just talking to her former colleague an compton of talking about the passing of barbara bush and i know you're not at the white house today but you know that's a a topic of conversation around that that area in washington and i gotta say and compton i think put it pretty well she said barbara bush was the titanium backbone of the bush administration and ann compton of course knew her so well and the experience that brings of course a way with words but you know this is the white house last night releasing a very nice statement from president trump and the first lady at talking about the impact that barbara bush had on her family on so many americans and the world for the example she said in the service to her country they noted her support for literacy and just the impact that she had on so many the president ordering the flags flown at half staff in her honor so we'll shift gears to where you are and what's happening with the current president he said yesterday that the us and north korea are speaking directly and at extremely high levels in advance of a potential meeting with kim jong un but now we've discovered that there has been a meeting with kim jong not the president but a high level associate of the president's you the cia director mike pompeo and the president's choice to be the next secretary of state met with kim jong hoon in north korea over the.
"barbara bush" Discussed on KVNT Valley News Talk
"Six six five zero five four six two six president trump and the first lady are paid tribute to barbara bush the president tweeting that the trump's joined the nation and celebrating barbara bush inhales her as an advocate of the american family and says that she will be long remembered for her strong devotion to country and family both of which he served on failing league well the trumps were also praising mrs bush for recognizing the importance of literacy as a fundamental family value that requires nurturing and protection in a separate statement melania trump is offering our heartfelt condolences and prayers to the bush family and a former president george w bush says that he is a deeply saddened by the death of his mother but he says the families souls were settled now because we know hers was and president george w bush called his mom a fabulous first lady and woman unlike any other who brought levity love literacy to millions he says his mom kept us on our toes and kept us laughing until the end one eight six five zero jimbo as we talk to john and champagne illinois hello john all right just wanted to hear a little one on one i had with barbara bush years ago we were out in kinney bunk board for a wedding of a close family friend in going to have to leave that particular day to after wedding to return home so got up early.
"barbara bush" Discussed on The Rusty Humphries Rebellion
"Presented new responsibilities but when my grandfather graduated from yale in nineteen forty eight he didn't want to be a stockbroker like so many of his family my grandfather felt he wanted to do something different with his life the oil business was booming in texas and that appealed to him so off they went in nineteen forty eight my grandparents and their young son left for the hot dry working class town of odessa texas and a new life unlike anything they had ever known before well we are watching how you doing rusty humphries and we are watching the biography of barbara bush and you know today she passed away it's very very sad gordon says she was one of the best first lady's around rest in peace sandy love jackie kennedy but we'll miss barbara bush daniels sending prayers to the bush family of their loss of barbara bush and first lady from the race capital of the world indianapolis rosa said she was a great lady and she will be missed marine set her favorite first lady was barbara bush laura bush cara check in saint hello gang walter says we love you laura barbara bush do me a favor would you please share this video let's make sure people see this and know who barbara bush was and why they should mourn the loss and passing of her and the truth is is that i can't imagine president bush not being close behind unfortunately he doesn't look very well at all actually saw picture of her just from the other day and she kind of looked pretty good for her age so anyway barbara bush passed away doris says my sympathy through to the bush family she was a lovely lady and let's see here suicide praying for family gene says she was lovely rest in peace melinda says love and prayer sent up to the bush family claudia says our world has lost a wonderful first lady rest in peace mrs bush god bless the family kelly checking in from north dakota let's get back to the program here biography of barbara bush here on the rusty humphries rebellion or just waiting for it to kick in here we go store jim barbara bush still not much more than kids themselves left family and friends behind set out on their first great adventure together and nineteen forty eight they took off for the oil fields of texas or my grandfather hoped to make his fortune they're hidden out west in it looks like it's this great risk this great gamble what's he doing but he seems to have not the slightest regret our fear he's confident that he could do what he's supposed to do but there were limits to the risk my grandparents could always fall back on family money but they were determined to make it on their own my great grandmother was sure barbara ventured into uncivilized territory and stepped in with some help her mother would center laundry detergent i think her mother's texas was part of the wild west from the movies and didn't think they had modern day goods and mrs bush do laugh about that my grandmother was grateful for her mother's assistance but sometimes felt that she was still treating are like a child and not a married woman nineteen which was very young i think that my mother thought barbara still nineteen years old in the in the house and not a wife so that might have been a conflict of sorts but tooth matters my mother died so soon thereafter that there was no resolution of that in nineteen forty nine my great grandparents were driving from their home and ride to the train station their car went out of control and struck a tree pauline pierce was killed instantly marvin pierce suffered internal injuries but survived my grandmother was expecting.
"barbara bush" Discussed on Anderson Cooper 360
"They when barbara bush said something they listened i love the story we heard earlier about she was when her son was president and she told them get your feet off the table it's that was the direct kind of personality she but she was also a tremendous amount of fun and one of her favorite expressions was if she called you deary and then she was in deary come over here and sit and talk to me you always wanted to sit and listen to what she had to say because it was going to be fun it was going to be funny and she was going to tell you the truth doug brinkley she really i mean if you think about it she she died as as she lived her life which was really on her own terms you know she she chose not to continue you know aggressive treatment to to to be at home to be surrounded by family you know there were reports she was you know even having a little bourbon in in the last several days she died as she lived really yes and she loved houston texas lived in river oaks had all sorts of friends there she really was they they were there credibly social people in that communities when to miss the bushes terribly but she also had this great affinity for maine and they're building a memorial museum right near their compound up there to to deal with her life in new england but she was born in manhattan and lived in you know ryan was in connecticut and it's he said she was had an itinerary of moving a so much but it was the midland texas years when the pot o' oil got created in in you know the that really their marriage in their identity with texas and you know became so solid in no longer were they the new englanders but they became houston astros baseball fans on the tech they're always at the texan football games in the nfl and at her door in houston.
"barbara bush" Discussed on Anderson Cooper 360
"That they consider this to be beyond the pale not just the way in which president trump campaigned but the positions he was taking it's also such a by the way the white house has put out a statement i'm just gonna read it says president bush president donald j trump and first lady melania trump joined the nation and 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 greatest achievements was recognizing the importance of literacy is a fundamental family value the requires nurturing and protection she will be long remembered for his strong devotion to country and family both of which he served unfailingly well the president first lady's thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of mrs bush it's so interesting though in this age where the the idea of a career politician or somebody who has spent twenty years working in you know in the washington bureaucracy working different government agencies is now viewed as you know part of the swamp or a suspect whereas from the generation of the bushes that was a very different way to look it was very much about a call to service and this is a family that has been very public service oriented and i understand that you know they're they're bushes and clintons in terms of how many campaigns they have run between them became seen as as royals and there are some voters who rebelled against that but the reality is that both families had a tremendous public service mind and and bent toward their approach you know president trump did not spend his life in public service he did not serve in the military he has not made charitable works his his main calling and it is it is a contrast in every way i am going to be very interested to see innovest the question i haven't heard back if the president is going to attend the current president's going to attend this funeral it'd be the first such one that has happened it's not unprecedented i think for a sitting president to not go to the funeral of a former first lady and it may just be that he doesn't go at all but the question is certainly gonna come up barbara bush is grandson george has tweeted this just now my grandma.
"barbara bush" Discussed on All In with Chris Hayes
"All right the branch of government charged with maintaining and enforcing the rule on this country the department of justice has been facing unprecedented and potentially transformative attacks on its legitimacy many coming off indirectly from the president nited states there's no in better discuss the attacks on the rule on the department of justice in this country then my next guest the man who led the justice department under president obama from two thousand nine to two twenty fifteen former attorney general or colder it's great to have you here i just want to ask for your recollections of barbara bush she was a formidable woman and exhibited equality that i think is so lacking in our in our our our lives now class she was a woman of class i have to say that is true of her husband as well i would not say that they were ideological soulmates and yet i had great respect for them i've gotten to know george w bush a little bit and he exhibits i think that that same characteristic class you're here this table the time that many people feel that the republic is in peril that we're we're nearing a crisis point you feel that way i think i've said this and i don't think it's hyperbolic that i think our democracy is under attack if you look at the question of gerrymandering the question of voter suppression if you look at the way in which the norms that have normally kind of cabin the way in which government interacts with the people the way in which government people in government interact with each other a lot of these things are falling.
"barbara bush" Discussed on Anderson Cooper 360
"With the literacy campaign which she thought was the key to unlocking the hearts and minds of of the country you if you couldn't read you weren't going to go anywhere an american life so she became kind of a progenitor book festivals and talking about books whether it was historian or novelist and laura bush kinda emulated her created a texas book festival celebrate arts and culture but it's mainly her devotion to her her husband and the fact that they had this incredible marriage and and fact how loyal she was to people that newer even something like lee out water who many republicans turned on she stayed loyal to him because at water had helped her husband she if she liked you she would do anything for you but she could be very unvarnished direct and didn't suffer fools lightly yeah david gergen you work for for president reagan win barbara bush was second lady of the united states you worked for president clinton after he defeated her husband what do you think you'll remember most about mrs butter well barbara bush died the way she lived with courage and grace i think it's remarkable anderson how long she was under in the public spotlight as second lady is back to the vice president for eight years and four years in the white house is first lady and and then you know coming back with her son for another eight years she had twenty years there when she was secondly i live here i mother plus you know she had two sons and governor shares in during that time there was there was no she carry yourself with a real sense of propriety what it was sort of an old fashioned way they live together it was very endearing to people who knew them but she always brought honor to the office into the tradition of the presidency and a time when we feel like maybe that's in question you know i think she stands as a beacon of what a really good strong and his.
"barbara bush" Discussed on Anderson Cooper 360
"That's correct she's going to be buried at the presidential library at college station her husband when he passes we'll be very there but robbins were remains or there and she'll be buried right next to her together gun jimmy gill stick around i want to bring in maggie haberman paul begala dr sanjay gupta douglas brinkley david gergen and kate anderson brower doug brinkley i mean not since abigail adams has anyone bidding wife and a mother to president and you barbara bush was certainly force of nature in her own right and i believe in even her father was a descendant of of a president as well what do you think her legacy will well her father was sending a franklin pierce and yes she'll be always seen as america's matriarch when it comes to presidential history it was she was you know oftentimes we talk about the closeness of ronald reagan ansi reagan in their love story up by ronald reagan had been married jane wiedeman before the this amazing story of george and barbara bush they created a kind of dynasty they never liked that word but the whole kenny bunk port compound thing was very reminiscent of the kennedys and cape cod her her staying with her husband but doing things always on her own terms for example when george herbert walker bush became head of the cia she was very frustrated because he can tell her anything anymore they shared everything together so she started going around and talking to people about her experiences when she lived in china where they bicycle road all over the country side and that's when she got involved.
"barbara bush" Discussed on Anderson Cooper 360
"Knows is literacy was her 'cause this was something that started when she was in the white house but it was really because you saw her son neil in the interview she discovered he was dyslexic when he was a kid and so helping him learn to read was something it wasn't just a 'cause it was a passion and barbara bush and her husband this is a little known fact in their years since they left the white house they raised together they helped to raise more than one billion dollars for charity for literacy for volunteerism for cancer she never stopped right up until the end i i saw her in september at a at a literacy function and she was there taking pictures greeting people she really did believe in giving back wanna bring the panel in moment jimmy also i mean for all the the love and and you know try them she had in her life also suffered a tremendous loss lost a daughter i think at aged three or four to kenya that's right so robin who was their first daughter got leukemia when she was about two years old she died just before she was for this also speaks to why the bushes have cared so much about cancer research over the years but it was heartbreaking i mean it was just and one of the reasons people always ask why she didn't die her hair her hair actually in that year when robin died turned white almost overnight she was very young at the time and she just decided to keep it that way and and believe she's going to be buried next to to her daughter as we'll the former president.
"barbara bush" Discussed on Anderson Cooper 360
"And jimmy gang gal joins us now you talked about this the love story they celebrate their seventy third wedding anniversary on just on january six it's incredible she was sixteen years old when she met her future husband at a at a school dance he was a senior at phillips andover bright and she told me that he was the first person she ever kissed and seventy three years of marriage george bush said in his book of letters and i think it really summed it up we were two people but we were one it was a remarkable remarkable love affair and an anderson i know that today is a sad day and a sad moment but what i like looking back and listening to all of those friends and family talk about barbara bush is you really got a sense of her personality if if she was here and i believe she is looking down she'd be saying why are you all making such a fuss about me she's very direct very outspoken a lot of fun but she there was a part of her that didn't like being the center of attention but no question she was the center of that family also you know just in reading a about her incredible life while her husband before he got involved in politics they had moved obviously after graduated from yale they moved down to texas you got involved in the oil business he was away a lot he was on the road a lot working building a business she as you said was really the one holding the family together i mean she was kind of the the person on scene right you know we heard them say that they called her the enforcer that was her nickname no question she was and they were a a wonderful but wild bunch of kids but the other thing that i think is true is that it never stopped an and one of the things that i'm not sure everybody.
"barbara bush" Discussed on Anderson Cooper 360
"Well 'cause i don't think it's true and i don't know how to cope with it and i just don't like it i don't want you to stand up and say here comes the least popular i just makes me very uncomfortable but she used her platform to improve literacy ways ing awareness and hundreds of millions of dollars to benefit the cause if more people could read and write and comprehend crime everything be better occasionally there was some controversy in nineteen ninety when mrs bush was asked to speak at wellesleys commencement ceremony students protested claiming she wasn't feminist enough she responded with a speech that brought everyone to their feet this somewhere out in this audience may even be someone who will one day follow in my footsteps and preside effort the white house is the president's spouse and i wish him well lyrical savviness made her a force on the campaign trail well into her nineties during the twenty sixteen presidential primaries mrs bush gave one of her last television interviews to cnn while stumping for her son jen what do you really think of donald trump i do not i don't even think about it i'm sick of classic barbara bush with no nonsense candor that sometimes made headlines this was her response to alaska governor sarah palin twenty twelve presidential hopes thinks she's very happy in alaska and i hope should stay there and she made news again when asked about her own son jeb running for the white house two years before he did but he's by far the best qualified man but no they're just there other people out there that are very qualified and we've had enough bushes she also broke the news to supreme court justice clarence thomas that he had the job before her husband officially picked him greeted her and she said congratulations.
"barbara bush" Discussed on Anderson Cooper 360
"When it came to her husband former president george h w bush she was loving was superman still is and devoted you can criticise me but don't criticize my husband or you're dead always fiercely protective of her husband but in a way that avoided the pitfalls of some other first ladies who have seemed overly intrusive his not so secret secret weapon she had a foot with the family and a foot in his career this idea that she was not politically involved is not true you know she was there barbara was someone to who could who could tell george what she what she called and i and she and she would just like she could tell everybody what she and she would i'm not sure that my grandfather would have obtained nearly as many accolades as he did but for my grandmother critical political partner an essential political partner together for more than seventy years the bushes were the longest married couple in presidential history a love story documented in hundreds of letters between the two i love you precious with all my heart and to know that you love me means my life how often i have thought about the immeasurable joy that will be our someday how lucky i children will be to have a mother like you and then later in the letter goodnight my beautiful everytime i say beautiful you about kill me but you'll have to accept it also left barbara bush making one of the most popular first ladies in recent history even though she didn't see it that way why don't you like the word popular.
"barbara bush" Discussed on Anderson Cooper 360
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"barbara bush" Discussed on KARN 102.9
"The goal of improving the lives of lives of disadvantage americans by boosting literacy among parents and their children now a lot of people don't realize how active barbara bush has been barbara bush has been active for quite some time with and never really retired with the barbara bush foundation the foundation has partnered with local programs and this is the part i think is so cool better legacy it has actually awarded more than four forty million dollars to create or expand more than one thousand five hundred literacy programs nationwide so again tonight spokesman for the bush family has said that former first lady barbara bush is in failing health and she will not seek additional medical treatment she is decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will instead focus on comfort care all i can say is what an incredible legacy to live to leave behind for barbra what an incredible you know they had six children they've been married longer than any presidential couple in american history she's watched her son become president she's an incredible gra grandmothers sheep you know everybody look at her as a as a grandmother again they said it will not be surprised to those who know her that barbara bush has been iraq in the face of her failing health worrying not i self thanks to her abiding faith but for others she is surrounded by family she adores and appreciate some any kind messages especially the prayers she's receiving our thoughts and prayers again with the bush family tonight barbara bush the first lady barbara bush is a i remember when they were there for her sons in dallas i was at the invited to go to the opening of the bush library and as an alumni of that of his of his presidency fortythree and just watching her and her husband say a few words while sitting down as well chair on stage about his son was just something.