Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Barbara Bush, former first lady and matriarch of Bush family, dies at 92 Barbara Bush, the down-to-earth matriarch who saw her husband and her son win the White House, dies at 92. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. 54 Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Susan Page, USA TODAY Published 6:56 p.m. CT April 17, 2018 | Updated 9:34 p.m. CT April 17, 2018 CLOSE Barbara Pierce Bush, the former first lady, died at her Houston home Tuesday after a long struggle with congestive heart failure and pulmonary disease. The down-to-earth matriarch who saw both her husband and son win the White House, was 92. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN 54 COMMENT … [Read more...] about Barbara Bush, former first lady and matriarch of Bush family, dies at 92
HOUSTON – For years, the Bushes have been familiar faces at Astros games.They’ve been a constant through the team’s highs and lows.“We know it’s neat to have someone who is a fan, they’ve been fans ever since my dad was a player in the 80’s. Having the president be a fan of your team, whether its current or former, is pretty cool,” said Astros President Reid Ryan. “We love the Bush family. Barbara comes out to the games every year and keeps score.” Houston’s first couple has thrown out the first pitch at several Astros games.USA Today Sports Images Although their game day appearances are fewer and farther between these days, they’re always appreciated.“I think what’s neat about Texas in general - whether its George W. or 41 - is fans here and in Arlington appreciate the service they’ve given to our country. This is a very patriotic place. Whenever we have former presidents here to throw out … [Read more...] about Astros’ President Reid Ryan: We love the Bush family. We’re thinking of Barbara and praying for her
HOUSTON - The office of former President George H.W. Bush released an official statement on his wife, Barbara's health condition on Sunday. She has decided not to seek additional medical treatment and will be given comfort care at their home. Here's a look back at special moments in the life of the former First Lady: Photos: Wedding of George H.W. Bush, Barbara Bush Photos: Wedding of George H.W. Bush, Barbara Bush George and Barbara Bush cut their wedding cake, Rye, New York. 01 / 14 George and Barbara Bush cut their wedding cake, Rye, New York. 01 / 14 Photos: Bush family album Photos: Bush family album Images of former President George H.W. Bush and his family throughout the years. (Photo: George Bush Presidential Library and Museum) 01 / 29 Images of former President George H.W. Bush and his family throughout the years. (Photo: George Bush Presidential Library and Museum) 01 / 29 Photos: Barbara Bush through the years Photos: … [Read more...] about PHOTOS: Hundreds of Bush family photos
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush did "not really" sufficiently prove he could stand on his own as a 2016 presidential candidate in a speech at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, said CBS News congressional correspondent Nancy Cordes. "He needs to show he's his own man. You can't become president if people don't see that you have your own distinct identity," Cordes said Thursday on "CBS This Morning." During the event Wednesday, Bush offered areas where his foreign policy strategies would be different from those of his brother George W. Bush and father, George H.W. Bush. While he did comment on his brother's handling of the Iraq War, citing failed actions to secure Baghdad after the invasion, Bush's discourse was not enough to dispel critics. "Even President George W. Bush has said that; so that's not a big revelation," Cordes said. "It shows this is going to be a very slow, very delicate process. Because he doesn't want to look like he's being disloyal to his family either." Along … [Read more...] about Did Jeb separate himself enough from Bush family policies?
A Romanian man is facing charges that he hacked into Facebook and email accounts of former high-ranking U.S. government officials and a relative of two former presidents. Marcel Lehel Lazar, the hacker known as "Guccifer" who has been linked to the release of private Bush family photos, was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in Virginia. Lazar, 42, faces charges including wire fraud, unauthorized computer access, cyberstalking and aggravated identity theft. The indictment states that from late 2012 to January 2014 Lazar hacked into the email or Facebook accounts of a former U.S. Cabinet member, a former member of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff, a former presidential adviser and a person related to two former presidents. The individuals are not identified in the indictment, but the document says that on Feb. 7, 2013 multiple media organization published portions of the content that was taken in the email hack of the presidential relative. On that day the website The Smoking Gun … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Man charged with hacking email of Bush family, government officials