HOUSTON | The Latest: Texas governor: Bush “honored” state with home

HOUSTON  | The Latest: Texas governor: Bush “honored” state with home

HOUSTON — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local):

12:34 a.m.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said the state joins the nation in mourning “the passing of one of our greatest Presidents.”

In a brief statement, the Republican said “George H.W. Bush was an American hero and icon. He was a friend to all he met. He embodied class and dignity.” Abbott added that “Texans are genuinely honored that he called the Lone Star State home and we collectively grieve this monumental loss.”

12:23 p.m.

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