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Trump attends; eulogy tradition is broken

Dec 6, 2018 - The Dallas Morning News

WASHINGTON — Although he sat on the front pew with three of his living predecessors, President Donald Trump was not asked to speak at the funeral of George H.W. Bush on Wednesday, a break from decades of tradition that reflected Trump’s strained relationship with the Bushes.

During the 2016 primaries, Trump had mocked the late president’s son Jeb, a former Florida governor, as “low energy Jeb.” The elder Bush held such disdain for Trump that he cast his final presidential ballot

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