In a touching moment on Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda, former Sen. Bob Dole, who is wheelchair-bound, stood up with the help of his aide to pay his respects to former President George H.W. Bush, who passed away on Saturday.
Bob Dole pays his respects to former Pres. George H.W. Bush at the Capitol Rotunda, helped from his wheelchair to stand before the 41st president's casket. https://t.co/vE11LUs9k7 pic.twitter.com/8q3KT6WQvH
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Video footage captures Dole being wheeled up to Bush’s casket. With the help of his aide, a determined Dole stands up and salutes Mr. Bush before retiring back to his chair. Mr. Dole is 95 years old.
Bush, who served as a Navy pilot, a congressman, CIA director, ambassador, vice president, and our nation’s 41st president, passed away on Saturday at age 94. Mr. Bush’s casket will remain at the Capitol Rotunda until Wednesday morning, before his body will be laid to rest at his presidential library and museum at Texas A&M University in College Station. – READ MORE