breaking .... Former US President George HW Bush dies at 94

WASHINGTON - Former United States president George HW Bush has died at the age of 94, a family spokesperson has announced.

Bush Senior died on Friday, about eight months after the death of his wife, Barbara Bush.

"Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died," his son, former president George W Bush, said in a statement released on Twitter by a family spokesman.

Bush was a Republican congressman. 

He served two terms as Ronald Reagan's vice president before winning the 1988 presidential election, defeating Democrat Michael Dukakis.

 

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