President Bush Praises Prince Philip’s Devotion

President Bush Praises Prince Philip's Devotion george bush gives eulogy Former U.S. President George W. Bush speaks during the funeral service of the late Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) at Ebenezer Baptist Church on July 30, 2020 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Alyssa Pointer-Pool/Getty Images)

Friday, 09 April 2021 08:54 AM

Former U.S. President George W. Bush has praised Prince Philip's devotion to worthy causes and to others in a statement issued on behalf of himself and his wife, Laura.

“He represented the United Kingdom with dignity and brought boundless strength and support to the sovereign. Laura and I are fortunate to have enjoyed the charm and wit of his company, and we know how much he will be missed,” Bush said.

He added he and his wife offer heartfelt condolences to Queen Elizabeth II and the rest of Philip's family.