President Donald Trump will not attend this Saturday in Houston to the funeral of former Prime Minister Barbara Bush, a farewell to which one of his successors will attend the office, the current first lady, Melania, informed the White House today.
The White House explained that Trump has decided not to attend the funeral to avoid “interruptions” due to the bulky security device that always accompanies the president.
“First Lady Melania Trump will attend Barbara Bush’s funeral on Saturday in the name of the First Family.” To avoid interruptions due to additional security, and out of respect for the Bush family and friends who attend this service, President Trump will not attend. “the White House said in a brief statement.
The funeral service for Barbara Bush will be held on Saturday at 11 am at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston, where she and her husband, former President George H.W. Bush (1989-1993), attended regularly.
In a statement on Tuesday, after the announcement of his death, the White House lamented the death of Barbara Bush at 92 years of age.
“President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump join the nation in celebrating the life of Barbara Bush As a wife, mother, grandmother, a military woman and former first lady, Mrs. Bush was an advocate for the American family.” , he prayed the note that was then disclosed in Trump’s personal account.
The wife of former President George HW Bush and mother of the former President George W. Bush (2001-2008) had long suffered a chronic pulmonary obstruction, which affected his heart capacity, which had led him to be admitted on numerous occasions to over the last years.
Born in New York on June 8, 1925, Barbara Pierce (her maiden name) is one of the two women in US history with Abigail Adams (wife of John Adams and mother of John Quincy Adams, second and fifth presidents of the nation) that has been wife and mother of a president. efe