He said: "He accepted failure is part of living a full life, but taught us never to be defined by failure".
The tweet further said: "During his presidency, the Cold War ended, Germany reunified, Kuwait liberated from brutal invasion, the Madrid peace process began, and he did much for his nation".
President from 1989 to 1993, George H.W. passed away at his home in Houston last Friday, just seven months after the passing of his wife Barbara Bush, in April of this year.
As the world mourns the death of former President George H.W. Bush, ABC News contributor Cokie Roberts remembered his time as president and what distinguished him from the modern political climate on this week's Powerhouse Politics podcast.
The Honor Guard carries the casket of former president George Herbert Walker Bush down the center isle following a memorial ceremony at the National Cathedral in Washington, Dec. 5, 2018.
5G Galaxy S10 all but confirmed for Verizon
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O2 customers unable to get online
Mobile network O2 is experiencing problems which are affecting customers across the UK. Thousands of mobile phone users across Kent have lost their data service this morning.
Huawei's first notch-free all-screen smartphone is the Nova 4
Huawei has just announced that its very first smartphone with a display camera hole will be announced on December 17 . On the sidelines, Huawei rival Samsung is working on a similar display design called the Infinity-O display .
Bush, who also served as vice president to Ronald Reagan, did not endorse Trump in the 2016 presidential election. Trump had called the trade deal unfair to the US and moved to replace it.
Interested in George H.W. Bush?Abraham Lincoln's funeral train was the first, in 1865.
Before aircraft, if a president needed to travel anywhere in the United States, he went by train.
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.