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Donald Trump slammed for leaving George HW Bush’s funeral before the coffin … and for not reciting The Apostles’ Creed

Donald Trump slammed for leaving George HW Bush’s funeral before the coffin … and for not reciting The Apostles' Creed

DONALD Trump is underneath hearth for slipping out of George H.W. Bush’s funeral before the casket left the cathedral.

The controversial US President has additionally been criticised for refusing to recite The Apostles’ Creed – one in every of Christianity’s core statements – throughout the ceremony.

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Donald Trump stands stony-faced whereas his predecessors and their wives learn The Apostles’ Creed

In line with reviews, Trump and Melania left instantly following the proceedings inside the constructing, permitting them to keep away from talking with the Clintons and Obamas.

Pictures additionally present Trump and Melania wanting stone-faced and silent whereas the Clintons and Obamas subsequent to them sing from the hymn sheet.

Political author Keith Boykin wrote: “This is your ‘Christian’ evangelical president”

And John Ziegler sarcastically stated: “It’s SO bizarre that Barack Obama (the “Muslim”) knew all the phrases to the Apostles’ Creed, and Donald Trump (the Evangelical hero) didn’t know any of them, and didn’t even hassle to learn them.”

Are you telling me the so-called “Muslim” president knew all the phrases to the Apostles’ Creed, however the ‘Christian Conservative’ President, did not?https://t.co/4RJCjomBSA

— Brian Krassenstein (@krassenstein) December 5, 2018

It’s SO bizarre that Barack Obama (the “Muslim”) knew all the phrases to the Apostles’ Creed, and Donald Trump (the Evangelical hero) didn’t know any of them, and didn’t even hassle to learn them. #GeorgeHWBushFuneral

— John Ziegler (@Zigmanfreud) December 5, 2018

A 3rd individual wrote: “Putting that each one the former Presidents and First Women recited the Apostles Creed, however Trump and Melania stood silently and did not.

“The creeds are at the heart of historic orthodox Christianity.”

Bush Snr’s casket arrived at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Texas final night time in a flag-draped coffin arrived as a army band performed.

His physique was flown by Air Pressure One to Houston state funeral service at the Washington Nationwide Cathedral in Washington, DC.

His son, George W Bush, his spouse Laura and different relations watched as the casket was transferred to the hearse.

It was then pushed 45 minutes to the church the place Bush worshipped for greater than 50 years. Later in the present day, 1,200 mourners will say their last goodbyes.

 George HW Bush's casket arrives at the church where he worshipped for 50 years, to lie in repose

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George HW Bush’s casket arrives at the church the place he worshipped for 50 years, to lie in repose

 The former president's body stayed overnight at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas

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The former president’s physique stayed in a single day at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston, Texas

 The 41st President of the United States will be laid to rest after a service at the church later today

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The 41st President of the United States can be laid to relaxation after a service at the church later in the present day

 His body was transferred from Air Force One after arriving from DC

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His physique was transferred from Air Pressure One after arriving from DC

 The motorcade carrying the body of former president George HW Bush travels to the church

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The motorcade carrying the physique of former president George HW Bush travels to the church

 Hundreds of well-wishers watched the former President's final journey as a military band played

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Tons of of well-wishers watched the former President’s ultimate journey as a army band performed

Earlier, George Jnr wept as he laid a hand on his father’s coffin in entrance of Donald Trump, Barack Obama, and Invoice Clinton.

The former presidents sat in the entrance row as world leaders and American political elite packed the Washington Nationwide Cathedral for the state funeral of  – the 41st president of the Unites States.

In a eulogy for his father he stated: “To us, his was the brightest of a thousand points of light. He knew that failure is part of living a full life – but he taught us to not be defined by failure”.

The former president additionally advised how he had sneaked vodka into his father’s hospital room.

Trump, who did not converse at the service, ordered the federal authorities closed on Wednesday for a nationwide day of mourning.

 All living presidents, past and present were in the front row including Barack Obama and Bill Clinton

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All dwelling presidents, previous and current have been in the entrance row together with Barack Obama and Invoice Clinton

 An emotional George W Bush touches his father's casket

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An emotional George W Bush touches his father’s casket

 George Bush and Barbara Bush follow behind the military honour guard carrying the flag-draped casket of his father

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George Bush and Barbara Bush comply with behind the army honour guard carrying the flag-draped casket of his father

 At one point it becomes too much for the former president, who covers his eyes to hold back tears

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At one level it turns into an excessive amount of for the former president, who covers his eyes to carry again tears

 Brothers George and Jeb Bush walked through the crowd - a supportive arm from George's wife, Laura

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Brothers George and Jeb Bush walked by means of the crowd – a supportive arm from George’s spouse, Laura

 Prince Charles attends the funeral in place of the Queen

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Prince Charles attends the funeral instead of the Queen

 The casket is taken down the steps

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The casket is taken down the steps

 George W Bush delivered a eulogy to his father

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George W Bush delivered a eulogy to his father

George Bush’s eulogy reveals his father’s final phrases at his funeral

George HW Bush died at the age of 94 simply after 10pm on Friday 30 November at his residence in Houston, Texas.

He died round eight months after his spouse, Barbara handed away.

The US President got here nose to nose with Barack Obama for the first time since his inauguration and Trump acquired a frosty reception from his longstanding political opponents.

Trump and the Obamas briefly shook palms, whereas Hillary – who Trump has demanded is jailed over a historic e-mail breach – refused to look in his path.

 Thousands gathered in Washington to pay their respects

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Hundreds gathered in Washington to pay their respects

 George W Bush described his father as a 'thousand points of light'

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George W Bush described his father as a ‘thousand factors of sunshine’

 The state funeral was held in the National Cathedral in Washington

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The state funeral was held in the Nationwide Cathedral in Washington

 Bush delivered an emotional eulogy to his father

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Bush delivered an emotional eulogy to his father

 George HW Bush with his wife Barbara in 1988 after winning the presidential election

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George HW Bush together with his spouse Barbara in 1988 after profitable the presidential election

 He died after 10pm on Friday November 30 according to family spokesman, Jim McGrath

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He died after 10pm on Friday November 30 in response to household spokesman, Jim McGrath

George H.W. Bush was the 41st president and son of a senator, celebrated WWII fight pilot, spy chief and Republican congressman.

He was recognized for having a robust overseas coverage imaginative and prescient in addition to being admired for his spirit and character.

The former president would additionally rejoice birthday milestones by leaping from aeroplanes.

After his Parkinson’s illness analysis, he took a step out of the limelight, however would typically be seen sporting vibrant striped socks.

 George W Bush delivering his eulogy during the service

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George W Bush delivering his eulogy throughout the service

 He passed away in Houston just months after his wife Barbara died

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He handed away in Houston simply months after his spouse Barbara died

 An emotional George W Bush is consoled by his wife and brother after his eulogy

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An emotional George W Bush is consoled by his spouse and brother after his eulogy

 The former president touched his father's casket as he walked to deliver his eulogy at the state funeral

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The former president touched his father’s casket as he walked to ship his eulogy at the state funeral

 Jeb Bush wipes his eye during the service

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Jeb Bush wipes his eye throughout the service

 Former presidents sit by the present - all wearing dark blue ties

Former presidents sit by the current – all sporting darkish blue ties

 President Trump with First Lady Melania sitting next to the Obamas and Bill and Hillary Clinton

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President Trump with First Woman Melania sitting subsequent to the Obamas and Invoice and Hillary Clinton

 Donald Trump and Barack Obama come face to face for the first time since Trump's inauguration

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Donald Trump and Barack Obama come nose to nose for the first time since Trump’s inauguration

 George W Bush appeared to give Michelle Obama a piece of candy after the two shared sweets at John McCain's funeral

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George W Bush appeared to offer Michelle Obama a bit of sweet after the two shared sweets at John McCain’s funeral

George handed Michelle Obama a mint throughout the service, which appeared to be a longstanding operating joke between the pair who had shared sweets beforehand.

She and Barack Obama laughed as the former president leaned over simply to ship the boiled candy.

That they had first shared the change at John McCain’s memorial service earlier this yr.

 The casket of the former president is draped in the US flag

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The casket of the former president is draped in the US flag

 Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka attended the funeral with her husband Jared Kushner

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Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka attended the funeral together with her husband Jared Kushner

 The remains of George HW Bush was carried by a military honour guard

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The stays of George HW Bush was carried by a army honour guard

Regardless of this, political feuds had already been agreed to be put aside, with George P. Bush revealing his late grandfather would have needed People of all political beliefs to unite.

Chatting with CNN, Bush stated: “Whether it’s him or his staff, I know, and my grandmother, they all wanted all current occupants to be a part of this process.”

“We will put politics apart and give attention to the greatness of our nation and devotion to causes larger than ourselves.

“There’s a time for politics and there’s a time for governing. It’s important for the country to take this time and reflect on the commonalities that we have rather than the differences.”

Prince Charles and former Prime Minister John Main represented Britain at the service held at Washington’s Nationwide Cathedral.

A army band performed Hail to the Chief as the casket was carried down the US Capitol steps as a part of a solemn procession.

 Prince Charles had taken over the responsibility of representing the Royal Family from the Queen

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Prince Charles had taken over the duty of representing the Royal Household from the Queen

 Former president George W Bush, who is joined by his wife Laura, is expected to give a eulogy today

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Former president George W Bush, who’s joined by his spouse Laura, is predicted to offer a eulogy at this time

 George W Bush is comforted by his brother and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush

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George W Bush is comforted by his brother and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush

 Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka is attending the funeral with her husband Jared Kushner

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Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka is attending the funeral together with her husband Jared Kushner

 German Chancellor Merkel talks with former vice president Quayle

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German Chancellor Merkel talks with former vice chairman Quayle

 (right to left) Former President George W. Bush, Laura Bush, Neil Bush, Sharon Bush, Bobby Koch, Doro Koch, Jeb Bush and Columba Bush

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(proper to left) Former President George W. Bush, Laura Bush, Neil Bush, Sharon Bush, Bobby Koch, Doro Koch, Jeb Bush and Columba Bush

 The former president's coffin was carefully carried through the sombre crowd

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The former president’s coffin was rigorously carried by way of the sombre crowd

 The flag-draped coffin was carefully set down by the pall-bearers

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The flag-draped coffin was rigorously set down by the pall-bearers

Trump, who skipped an earlier service at the Capitol, did not converse however wasn’t focused throughout the funeral after chopping a “deal with the Bush family”.

As the present President, Trump additionally has the remaining say over necessary funeral particulars together with offering Air Pressure One to hold the former president’s stays.

He tweeted earlier right now: “Wanting ahead to being with the Bush household.

“This is not a funeral, this is a day of celebration for a great man who has led a long and distinguished life. He will be missed!”

 The Bush family tree

The Bush household tree

Regardless of the huge variety of individuals attending, Bush Sr as soon as apprehensive that his funeral can be a non-event when he was planning it in 2011, his spokesman has revealed.

Jim McGrath tweeted: “Briefed in 2011 about his funeral and lying in state, the 41st President asked with typical humility, “Do you assume anybody will come?”’

George P. Bush reveals his grandfather’s funeral is a chance to place apart political variations after Donald Trump is promised he would not be criticised

The elder Bush noticed his reputation swell with the US’ success in the Gulf Conflict in 1991 however the Republican was defeated in his bid for a second time period by Democrat Invoice Clinton.

He had additionally been a World Struggle II hero, Texas congressman, UN Ambassador, CIA director and Ronald Reagan’s vice chairman.

His stays had lied in state in Washington DC for the previous three days for mourning the place he wore put on particular socks before being buried.

Billy Bush blasted for visiting the stays of George H.W. Bush in trainers

Disgraced NBC anchor Billy Bush turned as much as mourn the demise of his warfare veteran uncle and former President George H.W Bush – in a pair of white trainers.

Dressed casually and and not using a tie, Bush appeared to carry again tears and watched on with different relations as the presidents’ coffin was draped in the stars and stripes.

The public watched on as the household stood in silence for a couple of moments underneath the Capitol Dome before departing.

Bush hit the headlines throughout the 2016 presidential marketing campaign when a tape surfaced of an interview with Donald Trump. Throughout the audio, the president might be heard making lewd feedback on how he handled ladies.

Trump stated: ‘You are able to do something… seize them by the p*****.’

Bush might be heard laughing on the tape and additionally joined Trump in a dialogue about the look of actress Arianne Zucker, who they have been each about to do an interview with.

Then a senior anchor on NBC’s ‘Today Show’, Bush was fired following the incident and has largely remained out of the public eye since.

 Billy Bush kept things casual as he visited the remains of the former President George H.W. Bush

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Billy Bush stored issues informal as he visited the stays of the former President George H.W. Bush

Scout salutes beside casket of former President George H.W. Bush at the US Capitol


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