By Jackson Richman
On Tuesday, former first lady Barbara Bush passed away at 92 years old. Reactions from both sides of the political spectrum and from all over the world flooded social media.
President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump (who will reportedly be attending Bush’s funeral):
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 18, 2018
George W. Bush, son and former president:
— George W. Bush Presidential Center (@TheBushCenter) April 18, 2018
George P. Bush, grandson and Texas Land Commissioner:
My grandmother's entire life was focused on others. For my grandfather, she was his top adviser and confidante. For her family, she was a steady, loving and guiding hand. And for her country, she was an inspiration and an example for all. 1/2
— George P. Bush (@georgepbush) April 17, 2018
Former vice president Al Gore:
Former First Lady Barbara Bush was a pillar of strength for her family and was much admired in our country. Both the wife and the mother of a U.S. President, she will be remembered for her service, pragmatism, and strong, kind spirit.
— Al Gore (@algore) April 18, 2018
Former president Bill Clinton:
Barbara Bush was a remarkable woman. She had grit & grace, brains & beauty. She was fierce & feisty in support of her family & friends, her country & her causes. She showed us what an honest, vibrant, full life looks like. Hillary and I mourn her passing and bless her memory.
— Bill Clinton (@BillClinton) April 17, 2018
Former president Barack Obama:
Our statement on the passing of Former First Lady Barbara Bush: pic.twitter.com/MhTVYCL9Nj
— Barack Obama (@BarackObama) April 18, 2018
Senator John McCain (R-AZ):
Former First Lady Barbara Bush remains an example to all of us of kindness and patriotism, and will fondly be remembered for her courage, grit and intense loyalty to those she loved and cared for. Cindy and I send our prayers and condolences to the entire Bush family. pic.twitter.com/s6EUkh0uKv
— John McCain (@SenJohnMcCain) April 18, 2018
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau:
Always a friend to Canada, Barbara Bush leaves a legacy of dignity, grace, service and devotion to family. Sophie and I send our deepest condolences to Presidents George H.W. and George W. Bush, their family, and to all Americans.
— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) April 18, 2018