George Bush Sneaks Michelle Obama Candy at Father's Funeral

Former US President George HW Bush laid to rest

As Trump sat down, he only reached over to shake Michelle Obama's hand when she extended it over her husband and the current First Lady, but the sitting president didn't even bother to wave to Carter, the 94-year-old elder statesman who sat just five people down on the end of the aisle.

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.

Michelle Obama has once called George Bush her "partner in crime" at every major event where all former resident of the White House gather to highlight the importance of their friendship for her.

Former President George H.W. Bush and granddaughter Barbara Bush arrive aboard Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base Md., May 11, 2008.

Michelle Obama later explained the exchange at the McCain memorial during an interview on NBC's Today show.

From his love of family and politics to his passion for Houston sports and insane socks, we showcased President Bush's life and legacy. He's a wonderful man.

Special Air Mission 41 lands at Houston's Ellington Field; George H.W. Bush will lie in repose overnight at St. Martin's Episcopal Church before traveling by train to College Station, where he will be laid to rest near his presidential library at Texas A&M University. "He's a amusing man", she said.

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