George HW Bush

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Donald Rumsfeld obituary
Defence secretary who took the US military into the Iraq war with a business approach to planning that had disastrous consequences

Harold Jackson

30, Jun, 2021 @10:20 PM

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The Man Who Ran Washington review: James Baker as Republican titan from an age long gone
Peter Baker and Susan Glasser are superb on the ‘Velvet Hammer’, who served Reagan and the Bushes but also reached across the aisle

Lloyd Green

11, Oct, 2020 @4:00 AM

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Trump's Berman disaster suggests William Barr is not so smart after all | Lloyd Green
The attorney general lied about the US attorney from New York, had to fire him, and landed the president with a big problem

Lloyd Green

21, Jun, 2020 @12:21 PM

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George HW Bush's grandson Pierce announces run for Congress
Bush joins crowded 2020 race to replace Pete Olson, a Republican retiring from Texas’s 22nd district

Guardian staff and agencies

09, Dec, 2019 @6:11 PM

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Ross Perot: billionaire who ran for president dies aged 89
Perot, who founded the computer services giant Electronic Data Systems, challenged George HW Bush and Bill Clinton as an independent in 1992

Sabrina Siddiqui in Washington, Martin Pengelly in New York and agencies

09, Jul, 2019 @4:29 PM

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Love, hate … indifference: is US-UK relationship still special?
From Winston Churchill to Donald Trump’s state visit in June, the history of transatlantic ties has hinged on personalities as much as politics

Simon Tisdall

28, Apr, 2019 @8:00 AM

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William Barr: attorney general plays Republican spear-catcher again
Nearly 30 years ago, Barr protected George HW Bush during Iraqgate. He knows what his job with Trump entails

Lloyd Green

25, Mar, 2019 @4:50 PM

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So now George Bush Sr is celebrated as a titan of unity. How on earth did we get here? | Hadley Freeman
References to Bush’s support for Hillary Clinton have been reverently repeated, as has his unlikely friendship with Barack Obama

Hadley Freeman

08, Dec, 2018 @9:00 AM

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My data sketch: George HW Bush's inaction on Aids | Mona Chalabi
In 1981, the annual number of deaths among people with Aids was 451. By the time Bush left, that figure was 40,000

Mona Chalabi

07, Dec, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Washington mourns George HW Bush as Trump gives cold shoulder to Clintons
Trump does not greet the Clintons and George W Bush delivers an emotional eulogy at the state funeral of 41st president

David Smith in Washington and agencies

06, Dec, 2018 @2:11 AM

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George W Bush delivers eulogy at his father's funeral – full text
George W Bush has delivered an emotional eulogy at the state funeral for his father, George HW Bush

Guardian staff

05, Dec, 2018 @11:42 PM

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Deval Patrick to announce he won't run for president in 2020 – as it happened
Follow all the day’s politics news after a frosty meeting between Trump and the Clintons at George HW Bush’s funeral in Washington

Adam Gabbatt in New York

05, Dec, 2018 @9:52 PM

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