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C.L. "BUTCH" OTTER
GOVERNOR

NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 1, 2018

 

 

CONTACT: Jon Hanian
(208) 334-2100

 

 

 

GOVERNOR AND FIRST LADY MOURN PASSING OF PRESIDENT GEORGE H. W. BUSH

 

(Boise) – Governor C. L. “Butch” Otter issued the following statement today regarding the death of former U.S. President George Herbert Walker Bush:

“Our nation lost a true champion of freedom last night and Idaho lost a kindred spirit with the passing of the 41st President of the United States, George H. W. Bush. President Bush came from a generation where honor, service and duty to country and family were paramount. He devoted a lifetime to improving our nation and the world. He was a compassionate American president and respected international leader. The First Lady and I join all Idahoans in extending our deepest sympathies to his family."

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