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 SandersTech firms face skepticism over California housing response Press: Another billionaire need not apply Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick mulling 2020 run: report MORE (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenBiden: 'I'm more of a Democrat from my shoe sole to my ears' than anyone else running Press: Another billionaire need not apply Saagar Enjeti dismisses Warren, Klobuchar claims of sexism 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."


"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 TrumpFive landmark moments of testimony to Congress Lindsey Graham basks in the impeachment spotlight Democrats sharpen their message on impeachment MORE and former Presidents Carter, Clinton and Obama.