‘My dear friends’: Bill Clinton honors Bushes in sweet tweet on Presidents Day

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Former President Bill Clinton paid tribute to his friend and former President George H. W. Bush and his wife, Barbra, on Presidents Day.

He tweeted a photo of the couple walking ahead of himself and Hillary, saying: Remembering my dear friends this #PresidentsDay.

Bush’s granddaughter, Jenna Bush Hager, responded.

Bush and Clinton became friends after Clinton defeated Bush in the 1992 presidential election.

Bush wrote a letter to Clinton after the loss, wishing him “great happiness.”

“There will be very tough times, made even more difficult by criticism you may not think is fair. I’m not a very good one to give advice; but just don’t let the critics discourage you or push you off course. You will be OUR president when you read this note. I wish you well. I wish your family well.”

Bush passed away in December at the age of 94.

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