Former first lady Laura Bush on Tuesday had a chance to visit the place the White House holiday decorations.
Bush was in town, of course, for president, George H. W. Bush, who died Friday. The 41st President is currently lying in the Capitol Building at Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday.
President Bush President George W. Bush and Laura Bush at Blair House, the presidential guesthouse near the White House, Washington, DC
"Looking forward to being with the wonderful Bush family at Blair House today," he tweeted Tuesday. "The first lady will be coming to the White House this morning to be given a tour of the Christmas decorations by Melania. The elegance & precision of the last two days have been remarkable! "
After the tour, Bush shared pictures of her homecoming of spells.
A Bush visit during this week, "Bush wrote in an Instagram caption accompanying a photo of the White House staff in front of the portrait of George H.W. Bush, his frame draped in black fabric. "Thanks to Mrs. Trump for inviting our family to the White House to see the decorations and our old friends, the residence staff. "
First families with the residence staff, the coterie of chefs, butlers and cleaning staff responsible for caring for them and for 1600 Pennsylvania Ave.
The first lady and Mrs. Bush has a warm relationship: The pair has shared tea with the White House and spent time together when Trump traveled to Texas for the first time to train Barbara Bush in April.
That's in contrast to the nonexistent bond between the first lady and her immediate predecessor. Michelle Obama said in an interview last month that she had extended to Trump the same offer that Bush had given her: "If you need any help, I'm a phone call away." Obama said.
Trump's spokeswoman suggested at the time that the first lady had all the counsel she needed. "Mrs. Trump is a strong and independent woman who has been navigating her role as First Lady in her own way, "the spokeswoman said. "When she needs advice on any issue, she is looking for a professional team within the White House."