The casket was then flown to Houston to lie in repose before burial at his presidential library next to his daughter Robin and his wife Barbara. As Trump and his wife arrived to sit in the "President's Club" pew at the Washington National Cathedral, Jimmy Carter and his wife Rosalynn looked straight ahead.
The 43rd U.S. president had also given Michelle Obama a mint during the memorial service in September for Arizona Senator John McCain.
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Bush then shook hands with former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama, causing her to smile when he passed her what appeared to be a piece of candy. Prince Charles, King and Queen of Jordan Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein and Rania Al-Abdullah, and a handful of other world leaders were also in attendance.
"When the history books are written, they will say that George H.W. Bush was a great president of the United States, a diplomat of unmatched skill, a commander-in-chief of formidable accomplishment, and a gentleman who executed the duties of his office with dignity and honor", Bush said.More news: Huawei's quickly closing the global phone sales gap to Samsung
"We are forever seat mates because of protocol", she said of Bush.
Tearing up as he concluded his eulogy, the 72-year-old politician expressed how his father will be remembered, before breaking down. Add George H.W. Bush as an interest to stay up to date on the latest George H.W. Bush news, video, and analysis from ABC News.More news: Oil prices skid amid global stock market slump, swelling USA supply
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