Bush 41 gets good news in hospital
December 17th, 2012
12:59 PM ET
2 years ago

Bush 41 gets good news in hospital

(CNN) - Former President George H.W. Bush is making progress, and his doctors expect him to be released from the hospital within the next week so he can be home by Christmas.

"President Bush's doctors are sticking to their timeline that he will be released before Christmas," Bush's spokesman Jim McGrath said Monday.
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Filed under: George H.W. Bush • Texas
George H.W. Bush hospital discharge expected by Christmas
December 13th, 2012
02:44 PM ET
2 years ago

George H.W. Bush hospital discharge expected by Christmas

(CNN) - Former President George H.W. Bush remained in a Texas hospital Thursday, but the hospital said his condition was improving and he was expected to be home by Christmas.

"Given his current pace of progress, doctors expect that President Bush will be able to celebrate Christmas at home with his family - though no release date has been set at this time," a statement from Methodist Hospital in Houston read.
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Filed under: George H.W. Bush • Texas
Former Vice President Cheney, Former President George HW Bush to headline Romney fund-raisers
October 25th, 2012
11:50 AM ET
2 years ago

Former Vice President Cheney, Former President George HW Bush to headline Romney fund-raisers

Washington (CNN) - Former Vice President Dick Cheney and former President George H.W. Bush are headlining major fund-raisers for the Romney campaign, a source familiar with the events tells CNN.

Cheney, along with talk show host Glenn Beck and entertainer Lee Greenwood, are attending an event in Dallas Thursday night. Romney attended two fund-raisers with Cheney in Wyoming this last July.
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Filed under: 2012 • George H.W. Bush • Vice President Cheney
George H.W. Bush will not attend GOP convention due to health reasons
July 16th, 2012
08:59 PM ET
2 years ago

George H.W. Bush will not attend GOP convention due to health reasons

Washington (CNN) - President George Herbert Walker Bush and his wife Barbara will not be attending the Republican National Convention this August in Tampa, his spokesman confirmed Monday.

Bush, 88, is confined to a wheelchair due to a disease that limits his mobility and ability to travel from his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine.
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Bush filmmaker: Nothing off limits
June 14th, 2012
12:40 PM ET
2 years ago

Bush filmmaker: Nothing off limits

(CNN) – America's 41st president didn't hide anything during the taping of an upcoming documentary about his life and administration, the film's producer says.

"There were no areas that were off-limits," Jerry Weintraub said in an interview with CNN's Fredricka Whitfield. The film about George H.W. Bush, titled simply "41," will air on HBO Thursday evening at 9 p.m. ET. CNN, like HBO, is owned by Time Warner.
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Filed under: George H.W. Bush
June 12th, 2012
06:11 PM ET
2 years ago

All in the family: Bush 41 disagrees with Jeb

(CNN) – A day after former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said his father, George H.W. Bush, wouldn't find a place in today's Republican Party, the former president pushed back at the idea.

"I know what he's getting at, but I don't think it would be difficult," Bush said, while answering a reporter's question on Tuesday in Kennebunkport, Maine.
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Filed under: George H.W. Bush • Jeb Bush • Maine
Jeb Bush: Reagan wouldn't fit in today's GOP
June 11th, 2012
10:34 AM ET
2 years ago

Jeb Bush: Reagan wouldn't fit in today's GOP

(CNN) – One of the GOP's leading voices said Monday that former President Ronald Reagan, considered an idol among Republican politicians, would struggle to mesh with today's hyper-partisan attitude among some elected officials.

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, speaking to editors at Bloomberg, also said his father, former President George H.W. Bush, would have trouble fitting in with today's Republican Party.
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Filed under: George H.W. Bush • Jeb Bush • Ronald Reagan
May 31st, 2012
03:01 PM ET
2 years ago

Three presidents gather for Bush portrait unveiling

Washington (CNN) - There were smiles, laughter and tears - but little politics - when former Presidents George W. Bush and his father, George H. W. Bush, joined current President Barack Obama at the White House for the unveiling Thursday of the younger Bush's official portrait.

An emotional ceremony in the East Room saw the new White House residents thanking their predecessors for their service to the nation and for helping them out during the move more than three years ago.

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Filed under: 2012 • George H.W. Bush • George W. Bush • President Obama • Washington D.C.
Bush asks about son's endorsement
March 29th, 2012
08:23 PM ET
2 years ago

Bush asks about son's endorsement

Washington (CNN) – Former President George H.W. Bush asked Mitt Romney if his son, former President George W. Bush, had endorsed Romney, leading to an awkward moment Thursday on the campaign trail for the former Massachusetts governor.

"Has he endorsed you," President George H.W. Bush asked Romney at an event in Houston, Texas, where the elder Bush announced his formal support for Romney.
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Filed under: 2012 • George H.W. Bush • Mitt Romney
March 29th, 2012
07:08 PM ET
2 years ago

Time to fold 'em, Bush 41 says to Romney's rivals

Houston (CNN) - Spouting some home-grown Texas wisdom, President George H. W. Bush urged his party to coalesce behind GOP candidate Mitt Romney with a formal endorsement Thursday.

"'It’s time when to hold ‘em and time when to fold ‘em,'" the elder Bush said, quoting Texas crooner Kenny Rogers after an interjected reminder from his wife, Barbara. "I think it’s time for people to all get behind this good man."
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Filed under: 2012 • George H.W. Bush • Mitt Romney
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