Trump called Bush a great man that inspired generations

© AP Photo / Matt SaylesБывший U.S. President George Herbert Walker Bush. Archival photoTrump called Bush a great man that inspired generations© AP Photo / Matt Sayles

Forty-first President of the USA George Bush senior was a great man, and possessed great leadership qualities and inspired generations of Americans to serve their country, reads the statement of the American President Donald trump on the death of Bush.

George Bush the elder died in the night on Saturday.

«Melanie and I join the grief of the nation in connection with the passing away of former President George Bush, Sr., who died that night. With his genuine realism, a disarming wit and commitment to faith, family and country President Bush has inspired generations of Americans to join the civil service» — said in a statement posted on Twitter trump.

Trump also noted that Bush had «great leadership qualities» and «led to decades of prosperity.»

«Our hearts are suffering from this loss, and together with the American people, we send our prayers to the entire Bush family,» concluded trump.

Bush took the presidency, 1989-1993. International policies pursued by the Bush, marked by military operations conducted in Panama, the Philippines and the Persian Gulf. The elder Bush also served as the 11th Director of the Central intelligence Agency (1976-1977) and the 43rd Vice President of the United States (1981-1989). In April of this year, has left the life of the wife of Bush — Barbara Bush, with whom he lived 73 years.