January 20th, 2009
12:10 PM ET
12 years ago

Obama opens inaugural address by thanking Bush

WASHINGTON (CNN) - President Barack Obama opened his inaugural address by expressing gratitude to former President George W. Bush.

"I thank President Bush for his service to our nation, as well as the generosity and cooperation he has shown throughout this transition," Obama said.


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  1. BUSH BEGONE, HALLELUJAH!

    Bush did his best to serve the country, too bad for the country the average 8th grader was more capable.

    January 20, 2009 01:12 pm at 1:12 pm |