TODAY, 4:00pm ET: Bob Dole to Appear on 'Your World' After Memorable Salute to Bush 41
Former Sen. Bob Dole, whose final salute to former President George H.W. Bush was one of the most powerful moments of the week, will join "Your World with Neil Cavuto" TODAY at 4:00pm ET on Fox News Channel.
The Kansas Republican, 95, who like Bush was a decorated World War II veteran, was the Republican presidential nominee in 1996 against President Bill Clinton, succeeding Bush 41 as the standard-bearer for the GOP in the 1990s.
A visibly emotional Dole was wheeled into the Capitol rotunda, where Bush's body was lying in state Tuesday. An aide helped Dole to his feet and supported him as he raised his left hand in salute to the flag-draped casket.
This will cause you to tear up. Bob Dole pays tribute to George Bush. https://t.co/P0TaeLkOH0
— Mark R. Levin (@marklevinshow) December 4, 2018
This is incredible. Bob Dole is one is America's finest. https://t.co/QbJewozeSv
— Amber Smith (@AmberSmithUSA) December 4, 2018
Dole received a Bronze Star and Purple Heart for his service in the 10th Mountain Division in World War II, before going on to serve as a congressman and a senator.
His wife, Elizabeth, is also very close with the Bush family, and served as a Republican senator from North Carolina for several years.
Speaking to Dana Perino earlier this week, former Vice President Dan Quayle recalled that many - even his own daughter - thought Dole would become Bush's running mate in 1988.
Bush 41 was memorialized at a funeral service at the National Cathedral Wednesday, featuring powerful eulogies by his oldest son, President George W. Bush, Jon Meacham, presidential historian and author, Brian Mulroney, former prime minister of Canada and Alan K. Simpson, former Wyoming U.S. senator.
His body will lie in repose Thursday at his Houston church of 50 years before his burial at Texas A&M University, site of the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum. He will be buried alongside his late wife, former first lady Barbara Bush, and their daughter Robin, who passed away from leukemia at age three in 1953.
Don't miss the powerful interview with Bob Dole, today at 4:00pm ET on Fox News Channel.