May 11th, 2008
04:52 PM ET
4 years ago

Bush: Jenna's wedding was 'spectacular'

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President George Bush and first lady Laura Bush pose with daughters Jenna and Barbara. (White House Photo)

WASHINGTON (CNN)
- Against the backdrop of a stunning Texas sunset, near a lake on the Bush family's 1,600-acre ranch, President Bush walked his daughter, Jenna, down the aisle to her groom, the White House said.

Jenna, 26, married Henry Hager, the son of a well-connected Virginia Republican.

"The wedding was spectacular. It was all we could have hoped for," the president said Sunday before boarding Air Force One.

"We're mighty blessed."

Wearing a white silk organza Oscar de la Renta gown, the bride stood with the groom before a beige-colored cross and altar made of Texas limestone.

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  1. Incoming Sniper Fire

    I don't even like Bush but that's a sweet picture. I saw Barbara is the pretty one!

    May 11, 2008 03:10 pm at 3:10 pm |
  2. derrick

    I feel sorry for those soldiers this Bush man sent to die fo oil sake; so him and his oil budies can make money for themselves.

    Here we have him laughing and telling the world how his daugther wedding was made in heaven; while parents of those young men and women that have died will mourn their children till they depart this world.

    I thought the devil was even better than that.

    May 11, 2008 03:18 pm at 3:18 pm |
  3. Tim Mathews

    Very nice photo. Too bad the board trolls will take this and be rude about this.

    May 11, 2008 03:21 pm at 3:21 pm |
  4. mark

    thats nice. now unto more important things.

    May 11, 2008 03:23 pm at 3:23 pm |
  5. shannonL

    I am wondering why anyone cares?

    Bush isn't royalty. What his family does means nothing to the general public.

    We might see 1 million people die in Burma and THIS is the crap CNN has on the ticker.

    Unreal

    May 11, 2008 03:24 pm at 3:24 pm |
  6. Mike

    Congratulations to the first family.

    May 11, 2008 03:26 pm at 3:26 pm |
  7. Doug Polra

    Thank God we are close to the end of having to deal with this family.

    May 11, 2008 03:27 pm at 3:27 pm |
  8. Steve, Lyons, CO

    I can't remember which drunken daughter Jenna is: the one who forged fake ID? Which shows she has the brains of Dad as well.

    The First Daughter. Forged ID.

    May 11, 2008 03:27 pm at 3:27 pm |
  9. Susan MO

    Congratulations Jenna!!!!!

    Remember Jenna vote for Obama

    May 11, 2008 03:28 pm at 3:28 pm |
  10. Bob Stephens

    Anyone want to bet that Henry will never fight in Iraq?.......

    May 11, 2008 03:29 pm at 3:29 pm |
  11. Matt

    What a pretty bride,,,thanks for posting

    May 11, 2008 03:33 pm at 3:33 pm |
  12. OBAMA CANNOT WIN IN NOVEMBER!!!

    YEAH LOVELY, WHO GIVES A CRAP!!!!!!!!!

    I AM GLAD THEY ARE SO HAPPY, SINCE THE REST OF THE COUNTRY IS STRUGGLING TO FEED THEIR KIDS AND GET TO WORK!!!!!!

    HOW DOES THIS MAN SLEEP AT NIGHT?

    May 11, 2008 03:34 pm at 3:34 pm |
  13. Ed, Santa Fe, NM

    The Bush girl's wedding is so irrelevant during the term of the worst president in history that it's almost funny. I hope they have plenty of money to count from kickbacks from oil corporations because that's about the only "well wishing" there will be from this country.

    No one gives a crap about her wedding.

    May 11, 2008 03:41 pm at 3:41 pm |
  14. Joseph Adewole

    J.H, Happy married life, it shall be well with you.

    May 11, 2008 03:41 pm at 3:41 pm |
  15. Sarah

    Wishing many years of happiness to Jenna and Henry.

    May 11, 2008 03:42 pm at 3:42 pm |
  16. Ed, FL

    Who cares? Still congratulations to her.

    May 11, 2008 03:45 pm at 3:45 pm |
  17. William Bouzeneris

    I wonder how many American Soldiers died yesterday? and what Bush did Yesterday to prevent their deaths.

    May 11, 2008 03:46 pm at 3:46 pm |
  18. xask

    Congratulations to the bride and bridegroom, and the entire Bush and Hager families. May God blesh and prosper this union.

    May 11, 2008 03:49 pm at 3:49 pm |
  19. Oregon

    God is happy with what you did. I send God blessing toward you and hope you stay married for life.

    May 11, 2008 04:10 pm at 4:10 pm |
  20. JC

    Congratulations!
    But no more Bush or Clinton!

    May 11, 2008 04:13 pm at 4:13 pm |
  21. Ricardo Williams

    If it's one thing, President Bush has some pretty daughters. He got good choice in women too. I wonder if his other daughter is available? I hope Match.com or Dr. Phil can hook us up.

    May 11, 2008 04:15 pm at 4:15 pm |
  22. Ricardo Williams

    What a pretty family. One of the girls look like the Bushes, however the other looks a bit like Chelsea. I wonder what Bill was up to?

    May 11, 2008 04:17 pm at 4:17 pm |
  23. Mia and Mike

    President and Mrs. Bush look so proud, and Jenna is beautiful :). But back to business, Democrats '08!!

    Hey CNN, the "Political Ticker" heading link is missing at the top. It's been so for a couple of days. It took some work to find out where you guys were on your website. Just a heads up...

    May 11, 2008 04:28 pm at 4:28 pm |
  24. Shannon Shiflett

    Bush is a war criminal. Impeach & convict the Bush administration.

    May 11, 2008 04:30 pm at 4:30 pm |
  25. That's Reality

    Congratulations and Best Wishes!

    May 11, 2008 04:31 pm at 4:31 pm |
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