Dec 1, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Trump will attend the funeral of George H.W. Bush

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President Trump is attending the funeral of former President George H.W. Bush, despite his contentious past with the Bush family, Politico reports.

Why it matters: Trump's relationship with the Bush family has been tumultuous. He has been critical of the family in the past, mocking the 41st president just five months ago: "What the hell was that, by the way: Thousand points of light?" He did not attend the funeral of Barbara Bush to "avoid disruptions due to added security."

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