Benny Johnson | Columnist, Viral Politics
George Bush snuck some candy to Michelle Obama before his fathers funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C., Wednesday.
Footage shows the 43rd President pulling a piece of candy from his pocket on his way down to the front of the cathedral to hand to the former First Lady. Bush stopped to honor the four other presidents in attendance and their spouses on his way to his seat in the front of the cathedral.
Past presidents and First Ladies listen to former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney deliver a eulogy at the funderal of the late President George H.W. Bush, Dec. 5, 2018. Fox News screencapture
Carter, Obama, Clinton and Trump were all seated together, and W. Bush stopped to thank each one of them in attendance.
In a sweet moment, Bush can be seen taking a piece of candy out of his pocket and handing it to Michelle Obama. Obama responded by thanking him, laughing and smiling.
George W. Bush sneaking a piece of candy to Michelle Obama is warming my heart . pic.twitter.com/pAtDdIcSeB
— Roland Scahill (@rolandscahill) September 1, 2018
Since his presidency ended, Bush and Obama have had a warm relationship, often seen hugging or joking with together while in public.
Commenters immediately noticed online:
— Mercy Williams (@glowin_melanin) December 5, 2018
H.W.s casket will leave the National Cathedral and board Air Force One bound for one last flight to Texas., where Bush will be laid to rest at his Presidential Library in College Station. (RELATED: Heres A Look Back At George H.W. Bushs Life In Pictures)