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Former First Daughter
Gives Birth to First Daughter
Sep 29, 2021 7:48 AM CDT
Former First Daughter Gives Birth to First Daughter
Barbara Bush, daughter of George W. Bush, and husband Craig Coyne welcome Cora Georgia
- Former first daughter Barbara Bush has given birth to her first child, a baby girl. Cora Georgia Coyne was born Monday in Maine, not far from the family's Walker's Point compound in Kennebunkport, former President George W. Bush said in a statement Tuesday, per the AP . He said...
Trump on Barbara Bush:
'Look What I Did to Her Sons'
Apr 5, 2019 6:47 AM CDT
Trump on Barbara Bush: 'Look What I Did to Her Sons'
He fires back at remarks in her biography
- President Trump has fired back at Barbara Bush's criticism of him in a new biography, saying he knows why she didn't like him. "I have heard that she was nasty to me, but she should be. Look what I did to her sons," he tells the...
Barbara Bush Came
Close to Killing Herself
Mar 31, 2019 11:50 AM CDT
Barbara Bush Came Close to Killing Herself
The former first lady talked to biographer Susan Page about her struggles
- Barbara Bush's depression ran so deep, she considered driving into a tree or an oncoming car. That's when she would pull over. "I felt terrible," she told Susan Page for
, a new biography coming out Tuesday. "...I mean, I felt really depressed. I...
Barbara Bush Book: She
Had a Trump Countdown Clock
Mar 27, 2019 9:25 AM CDT
Barbara Bush Book: She Had a Trump Countdown Clock
Late first lady apparently blamed Trump for her 2016 heart issues due to 'angst'
- Former first lady Barbara Bush blamed Donald Trump for her heart problems due to the "angst" she was feeling in June 2016 over Trump's campaign, especially his mockery of her son Jeb. That's one of the scoops in a new book by Susan Page, the DC bureau...
Oct 8, 2018 8:37 AM CDT
2 Presidents Attended Her Wedding
Barbara Bush married Craig Coyne in Kennebunkport this weekend
- Former President George W. Bush is officially done escorting his daughters down the aisle: In what
calls "an intimate secret wedding" of which it nonetheless has all the details, Barbara Bush quietly married screenwriter Craig Coyne at the family estate in Kennebunkport on Sunday. "A very short,...
Finally, Good News
for George HW Bush
Jun 5, 2018 6:56 AM CDT
Finally, Good News for George HW Bush
Former president discharged from Maine hospital, 'back to his old self'
- Former President George HW Bush has left a Maine hospital after more than a week of treatment for low blood pressure and fatigue . A Bush spokesman tweeted Monday that the president "deeply" appreciates the care and good wishes he has received. Spokesman Jim McGrath also told the AP that...
Professor Who Insulted
Barbara Bush Won't Be Fired
Apr 25, 2018 2:40 AM CDT
Professor Who Insulted Barbara Bush Won't Be Fired
Her remarks were free speech, Fresno State says
- The conduct of a tenured professor who called Barbara Bush a "witch" and an "amazing racist" was "insensitive, inappropriate, and an embarrassment to the university," Fresno State president Joseph Castro said in a statement Tuesday. But he added that since Randa Jarrar was acting in a...
George HW Bush Hospitalized
Apr 23, 2018 11:06 PM CDT
George HW Bush Hospitalized
Days after attending Barbara Bush's funeral
- Former President George HW Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said Monday. Jim McGrath said on Twitter that the 93-year-old Bush is "responding to treatments and appears to be recovering," the AP reports. He...
George HW Bush Paid a Very
Simple Tribute to His Wife
Apr 22, 2018 6:37 AM CDT
George HW Bush Paid a Very Simple Tribute to His Wife
Former president honored Barbara Bush's commitment to literacy with book socks
- As George HW Bush laid to rest his wife of 73 years on Saturday, he used his unique sartorial trademark to honor Barbara Bush: The 41st president of the United States, known in his post-presidency for his affinity for loud socks , sported socks that depicted stacks of books in a...
Political A-Listers Appear
at Barbara Bush Funeral
Apr 21, 2018 1:00 PM CDT
Political A-Listers Appear at Barbara Bush Funeral
Historian Jon Meacham gives memorable eulogy
- Barbara Bush was the "first lady of the greatest generation." Addressing former presidents, ambassadors, and hundreds of other mourners inside the nation's largest Episcopal church on Saturday, historian Jon Meacham recalled Barbara Bush's quick wit that made her so popular, the AP reports. He also spoke...
Apr 20, 2018 5:03 AM CDT
Professor Who Decried 'Racist' Barbara Bush Gains Support
Including from a Fresno State lecturer demoted for a tweet about Trump
- Free speech activists are lending support to a Fresno State professor threatened with possible disciplinary measures after referring to Barbara Bush as an "amazing racist," who is "still fabulous, thanks for checking in." Randa Jarrar on Wednesday tweeted "love to all of you who have...
Trump Is Skipping
Barbara Bush's Funeral
Apr 20, 2018 1:28 AM CDT
Trump Is Skipping Barbara Bush's Funeral
Melania will represent White House
- President Trump won't be joining his wife in attending the memorial service of former first lady Barbara Bush, matriarch of a political dynasty that Trump often clashed with during his 2016 campaign. The White House said Thursday that Trump would not attend "to avoid disruptions due to added...
Prof's Reax to Barbara Bush
Death Could Threaten Tenure
Apr 19, 2018 8:23 AM CDT
Prof's Reax to Barbara Bush Death Could Threaten Tenure
Fresno State instructor Randa Jarrar called her 'amazing racist,' 'witch'
- While the tributes continue to pour in for Barbara Bush, a Fresno State professor is taking heat for her diatribe against the former first lady. "Barbara Bush was a generous and smart and amazing racist who along with her husband, raised a war criminal," Randa Jarrar wrote to...
On the Eve
of Her Death,
Apr 18, 2018 6:26 AM CDT
On the Eve of Her Death, Barbara Bush Sipped Bourbon
Heartbroken family pays tribute to matriarch
- The matriarch of the Bush family has died —but family associates say Barbara Bush was her irrepressible self until the very end. "Some of the recent emails indicate she is not quite ready to sign off. She’s answering all of her phone calls herself," family friend...
Dies at 92
Apr 17, 2018 7:11 PM CDT
Barbara Bush Dies at 92
Former first lady led a remarkable life
- Barbara Bush didn't hesitate to tell people that her trademark pearl necklaces were fake. Americans liked that everything else about the snowy-haired first lady was real. The wife of the nation's 41st president and mother of the 43rd brought a plainspoken, grandmotherly style to buttoned-down Washington, displaying an...
'She's a Fighter'
Apr 16, 2018 11:11 AM CDT
Jenna Bush on Barbara: 'She's a Fighter'
Granddaughter thanks well-wishers as Barbara Bush foregoes medical treatment
- Barbara Bush is "in great spirits" following reports that the 92-year-old is no longer receiving medical treatment amid failing health, says granddaughter Jenna Bush Hager. "She's a fighter. She's an enforcer," an emotional Hager told NBC's
show on Monday, per
. (See the...
Barbara Bush in 'Failing Health,'
Won't Seek Further Treatment
Apr 15, 2018 2:00 PM CDT
Barbara Bush in 'Failing Health,' Won't Seek Further Treatment
A spokesperson broke the somber news on Sunday
- Barbara Bush is in failing health and won't be seeking further treatment for her illness, said a statement released Sunday. Per the AP , family spokesman Jim McGrath issued the news release saying that following a recent series of hospitalizations and after consulting with her family and doctors, the 92-year-old...
Jenna Bush Spills 'Wait, What?!'
Secret on Grandma Barbara
Apr 10, 2017 3:10 PM CDT
Jenna Bush Spills 'Wait, What?!' Secret on Grandma Barbara
Former first lady apparently only has 8 toes
- If someone were to ever put together a biography on former first lady Barbara Bush entitled
Everything You Never Knew (and Didn't Necessarily Want to Know) About Barbara Bush
, it would now have to include a rather odd factoid supplied by her own granddaughter. The
reports that Jenna...
George HW Bush Heads Home
Jan 30, 2017 12:58 PM CST
George HW Bush Heads Home
41 is grateful for 'world-class care' during 2-week hospitalization
- A week after leaving the ICU , former President George HW Bush has been released from the Houston hospital where he received treatment for pneumonia for more than two weeks, reports the AP . Bush spokesman Jim McGrath said in a statement Monday that the 92-year-old Bush is thankful for the prayers...
Good Health News
for Both Bushes
Jan 23, 2017 11:07 AM CST
Good Health News for Both Bushes
Barbara leaves hospital, while George is leaving ICU
- A double dose of good news for the elders of the Bush family: Barbara Bush, 91, is out of the hospital, and husband George HW, 92, is about to leave ICU, reports the AP . The former president was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on Jan. 14 because of breathing trouble,...
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