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George W. Bush Calls for an End to Government Shutdown With a Secret Service Pizza Delivery

George W. Bush Calls for an End to Government Shutdown With a Secret Service Pizza Delivery“It’s time for leaders on both sides to put politics aside, come together, and end this shutdown"



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President George W. Bush delivers pizza to Secret Service detail amid government shutdown

President George W. Bush delivers pizza to Secret Service detail amid government shutdownFormer President George W. Bush delivered pizza to his Secret Service detail, who are working without pay due to the partial government shutdown.



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In Trump era, Nancy Pelosi admits to nostalgia about George W. Bush. Here's why

In Trump era, Nancy Pelosi admits to nostalgia about George W. Bush. Here's whyNancy Pelosi says taking on Donald Trump will differ from sparring with George W. Bush. With Trump, she says, there's no agreement on basic facts.



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Bush Judge in Northern Texas Was Go-To Guy to Gut Obamacare

Bush Judge in Northern Texas Was Go-To Guy to Gut ObamacareReed O’Connor, appointed to the federal bench by President George W. Bush, ruled against Barack Obama’s signature health-care law three times, dealing the most serious blow Friday when he declared the entire law unconstitutional and cast uncertainty on insurance coverage for millions of Americans. While the ruling is sure to be appealed all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, it’s a remarkable victory for conservatives who fared poorly in other court challenges to the Affordable Care Act and were further frustrated in 2017 when a Republican-led Congress and President Donald Trump couldn’t muster the votes to abolish Obamacare.



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Inside the Navy's flyover farewell for President George H.W. Bush

Inside the Navy's flyover farewell for President George H.W. BushNavy pilots who participated in the 21 aircraft flyover at George H.W. Bush's funeral in Texas describe what it was like to be part of that historic tribute for the late president.



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Pearl Harbor created the 'Greatest Generation.' Out of it came men like George H.W. Bush

Pearl Harbor created the 'Greatest Generation.' Out of it came men like George H.W. BushThe 77th anniversary of Pearl Harbor coincides with the death of George H.W. Bush. As his generation disappears, our country's future is uncertain.



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Houston residents, by the thousands, mourn President George H.W. Bush

Houston residents, by the thousands, mourn President George H.W. BushThousands of Houstonians turned up on Thursday to pay their respects to late President George H.W. Bush, a U.S. Northeast transplant who had made Texas his home, laying flowers at makeshift memorials and lining up to catch a glimpse of his funeral motorcade. Bush ran energy businesses from Houston, and in 1966, was elected to U.S. Congress as a Republican. Bush once handed a pair of presidential cufflinks to clothing store owner Michael Wiesenthal, whose shop Bush frequented.



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The Latest: Private, graveside service ends; Bush buried

The Latest: Private, graveside service ends; Bush buriedHOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on events honoring former President George H.W. Bush (all times local):



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Before He Was President, George HW Bush Was The Man Who Fixed The CIA

Before He Was President, George HW Bush Was The Man Who Fixed The CIABefore George H.W. Bush found himself seated in the Oval Office, he was appointed by former President Gerald Ford to be director of the then scandal-ridden CIA. As reported by the Daily Beast, it wasn’t exactly Bush’s first choice, given that he had been on the shortlist to be Ford’s vice-president. The climate at the agency at the time didn’t appeal to Bush either, and he felt that Ford was trying to kill his political career with the unexpected appointment.



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George W. Bush’s emotional eulogy for his father, former President George H.W. Bush

George W. Bush’s emotional eulogy for his father, former President George H.W. BushGeorge W. Bush gave an emotional eulogy for his father, former President George H.W. Bush, at his funeral at the Washington National Cathedral Wednesday.



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