George H. W. Bush

Political Offices

What was the next political position that Nixon gave to Bush?

President Nixon talked Bush into taking the job of chair of the Republican National Committee in 1973. This was a most difficult time for this job, as the Watergate scandal continued to mushroom out of control. Bush steadfastly defended the Republican Party.

President George H. W. Bush received the 2010 Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama.


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