The statement concludes: "Our hearts ache with his loss, and we, with the American people, send our prayers to the entire Bush family, as we honor the life and legacy of 41". She died at 92 in April 2018.
In January 2017, his office announced that he and his wife would not attend President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration due to the former president's age and health.
The World War II hero died late Friday night local time.
Bush served as president from 1989 to 1993, the end of a life in public service that spanned four decades.
Bush received several accolades after his presidency, including receiving a knighthood at Buckingham Palace, and having the US Navy's nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, the USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), named after him.
George W Bush would go on to be elected president in 2000 after Mr Clinton and served two terms.
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The bid was approved by UNESCO's committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage at a meeting in Mauritius. The two Koreas, which fought a war from 1950 to 1953 that ended in a ceasefire, technically remain in a state of war.
Camera IconFILE - In this March 29, 2015, file photo, former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara Bush, left, speak before a college basketball regional final game between Gonzaga and Duke, in the NCAA basketball tournament in Houston. Later, he was director of the Central Intelligence Agency.
Bush famously vowed: "This will not stand, this aggression against Kuwait".
Thousands of USA troops were sent into Panama and the country's leader, Manuel Noriega, was arrested on drug trafficking charges and extradited to the U.S. to face trial.
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Customs and Border Patrol agents with rocks and bottles, explaining that they responded with tear gas only to "stop the attacks". The scenario is created to cause stress, and agents are forced to think quickly or face being shot, run over or hit with rocks.
He joined Clinton to raise funds for victims of the 2004 Asian tsunami and the 2010 Haiti natural disaster.
Only one other USA president, John Adams, had a son who also became president.
Another son, Jeb - a former Florida governor - made an unsuccessful bid for the Republican nomination in 2016.
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Other Democratic members of Congress, including Reps. "Well, I think you heard and saw what took place", she replied. Joyce Beatty of OH , an ally. "But in the end, it's up to them to build an operation and go for it", Thornell said.