President Bush Attends Wake For Tim Russert

June 18, 2008

President George W. Bush and the first lady Laura Bush attended a wake on Tuesday for NBC journalist Tim Russert..Washington (ChattahBox) – President George W. Bush and the first lady Laura Bush attended a wake on Tuesday for NBC journalist Tim Russert.

Bush led hundreds of family members and friends who turned out to pay their respects to the family, and to the man himself.

Bush released a statement on Russert’s death Friday saying he was “a touch and hardworking newsman.”

Tim Russert died at the age of 58-years old of a heart attack, and worked for NBC as the host of Meet the Press.

Friends and family from across the U.S. came together to a church to say goodbye Russert, a legend in his own right.


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