Reactions to Barbara Bush’s Passing

HOUSTON, TX - MARCH 29: Barbara Bush talks with Republican presidential candidate, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney at Former President George H. W. Bush's office on March 29, 2012 in Houston, Texas. Mitt Romney received an endorsement from Former President George H.W. Bush and Barbara Bush during the meeting. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

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):

George W. Bush, son and former president:

George P. Bush, grandson and Texas Land Commissioner:

Former vice president Al Gore:

Former president Bill Clinton:

Former president Barack Obama:

Senator John McCain (R-AZ):

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau:

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Jackson Richman is an editor at The National Discourse. His work has also been featured in The Weekly Standard, The Daily Caller, The Washington Examiner, Tablet, The Daily Signal, The College Fix, The Huffington Post, The Forward, and other outlets. He has interviewed prominent personalities such as, but not limited to, Pulitzer Prize winners Thomas Friedman and Charles Krauthammer, Fox News contributor Tucker Carlson, former State Department adviser David Makovsky, prominent American rabbi Shmuley Boteach, Iowa representative Steve King, FCC chairman Ajit Pai, Nebraska senator Ben Sasse, comedian Adam Carolla, University of Chicago president Robert Zimmer, and British historian and intellectual Niall Ferguson.