Skip to comments.Bush family wants funeral that avoids anti-Trump sentiment: report
Posted on 12/04/2018 11:30:09 AM PST by Innovative
The Bush family has taken great care to assure that services being held to honor the life and legacy of former President George H.W. Bush do not become a political platform for anti-Trump swipes.
Such rhetoric was prominent in services for the late Sen. John McCain three months ago.
But with the Bush family patriarch's casket lying in State at the U.S. Capitol this week ahead of Wednesday services in Washington, efforts have been made to avoid a politicized funeral. The family already contacted the White House this past summer saying that President Trump would be welcome at H.W. Bushs services -- and assured Trump that the focus would be on the 41st U.S. presidents life rather than their disagreements, The Washington Post reported, citing a former administration official.
"This will be about the celebration of the noble public service that George H.W. Bush gave. Its not going to be about anybody else. I dont think its going to be about Trump," a former Bush associate told Politico.
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Pay respect to Bush, that is all it should be about.
Agreed. But you cant turn these things on and off at will.
Having said that, its the Dems who turn funerals into political rallies. Thats not the GOP way.
That would be respectful. Unlike McCain.
Yes, tts a funeral FGS, a celebration of a life well lives and a rejoicing of a long awaited reunion.
The McCain funeral was a circus, a celebration of jealousy and meanness that so filled him it overflowed for weeks after his death.
They need to send this request directly to NBC,CNN,ABC,CBS and especially MSNBC
I am thankful to the Bush family that their patriarch is having a limited number of memorial/funeral services, unlike non-president McLame’s 10 or 20 various services with daughter MeAgain hyperventilating, fake-crying and throwing barbs at Trump at all of them.
We are only to give honor where honor is due.
Say what you want about the Bush’s but they have it right on this. To think the American public would be subjected to another McCain fiasco would be horrible.
Well, duh! Barbara’s funeral was a travesty of hatred and ugliness and definitely not a tribute to her life.
Then don’t invite Obama...
Ha haaaa!!! Watch how fast the Fake News media turns on the Bushes. The love-fest is over.
The dead Bush and the usurper were big buds.
Bush Family has WAAAAAYYYY MORE CLASS than McCain’s Family! Not even close.
Yesterday MSN’s fakenews headline on the net was Trump’s behavior was abnormally normal for a president speaking about the passing of a president.
The Left’s agenda is out and open and no article on any subject at the alphabets big .coms should be considered ‘news’ or honest.
It's still just a rumor at this point, but word is that McCain's corpse will be opening for The Stones this summer, posing with anti-Trump signs and thumb-printing copies of his book.
If they want to avoid anti-Trump sentiment, then several members of the Bush family need not attend.
The uncomfortable part will be having Trump, Obama, Carter, and the Clintons all sitting next to each other.
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