Former President George W. Bush repeated his criticism of the Republican Party, warning members the GOP will cease to exist if they choose to isolate themselves from other races and cultures.
The former president said in an interview that he was “disgusted” as he watched the deadly Capitol riot unfold on Jan. 6, saying he’s “still disturbed.”
Four former presidents are urging Americans to get vaccinated as soon as COVID-19 doses are available to them.
Speaking during the televised broadcast “Celebrating America” after the historic inauguration of President Joe Biden’s and Vice President Kamala Harris, three former presidents shared advice for the incoming administration and echoed Biden’s calls for unity among all Americans.
President-elect Joe Biden will be joined by former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton during the upcoming inauguration on Jan. 20, underscoring unity at a time of division.
Former President George W. Bush weighed in on the death of George Floyd with a lengthy statement issued on Tuesday, saying he and former first lady Laura Bush “are anguished by the brutal suffocation” of Floyd, who died during an encounter with Minneapolis police May 25.
The life and public service of the nation's 41st President were celebrated with praise and humor at Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday as three former presidents looked on and a fourth - George W. Bush - prepared to eulogize his dad, the last president to fight in World War II.