Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren send condolences to Bush family

Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren send condolences to Bush family
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Sens. Bernie SandersBernie SandersProgressives raise alarm over letting lobbying groups access PPP funds Loeffler runs ad tying Doug Collins to Pelosi, Sanders, Biden Hillicon Valley: Tech companies lead way on WFH forever | States and counties plead for cybersecurity assistance | Trump weighing anti-conservative bias panel MORE (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenPress: Susan Rice would be ready to step in as POTUS Pentagon charts its own course on COVID-19, risking Trump's ire Warren to host high-dollar fundraiser for Biden MORE (D-Mass.) joined other political figures in sending their condolences to the Bush family on Saturday following the death of their patriarch, former President George H.W. Bush.

"President George H.W. Bush served our country honorably," Sanders tweeted. "He and Barbara will be remembered for their humble and devoted service to the country they loved. Jane and I send our deepest condolences to the entire Bush family."

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"George H.W. Bush was an American patriot who lived his life and served our country with dignity," Warren wrote. "From joining the Navy during WWII to the presidency, his devotion to public service was unmatched. Bruce and I send our heartfelt condolences to his family." 

Bush's family announced the former president's death Friday in a statement. No cause of death has been given. He was 94 years old.

Bush's death has led to an outpouring of tributes from both sides of the political aisle, including from President TrumpDonald John TrumpJustice says it will recommend Trump veto FISA bill Fauci: Nominating conventions may be able to go on as planned Poll: Biden leads Trump by 11 points nationally MORE and former Presidents Carter, Clinton and Obama.