The current office bearer of the White House, Mr Trump, said in a statement that he and First Lady Melania Trump “join with a grieving nation” to mourn of Mr Bush.
Donald Trump & Barack Obama have led the tributes to former US President George HW Bush who died aged 94.
“With sound judgement, common sense, and unflappable leadership, President Bush guided our nation, and the world, to a peaceful and victorious conclusion of the Cold War,”
Mr Bush also served as vice president for eight years during Ronald Reagan’s two terms as president.
He defeated former Massachusetts Governor Michael Dukakis, the Democratic nominee, in the 1988 presidential campaign, and lost his 1992 re-election bid to Democrat Bill Clinton.
“President Bush always found a way to set the bar higher,”
Current First lady Said
“President Bush always found a way to set the bar higher.His example lives on, and will continue to stir future Americans to pursue a greater cause.”