‘Solemn And Challenging Time In The Life Of Our Nation’ — George W. Bush Sends Another Coronavirus Message

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Former President George W. Bush once again sent a message on the coronavirus in an article published by the George W. Bush Institute Tuesday, saying that Americans’ “differences are small in the face of this shared threat.”

“This is a solemn and challenging time in the life of our nation and world,” Bush said. “A remorseless, invisible enemy threatens the elderly and vulnerable among us – and some of the healthiest, too.”

Bush also seemed to address the government’s response to the crisis, without mentioning President Donald Trump in specific.

“Officials at every level are setting out the requirements of public health that protect us all,” he wrote. “Extraordinary medical professionals continue to risk their own health for the health of others and search for treatments that will heal the sick and save lives.”

“Our differences are small in the face of this shared threat,” he concluded.

“In the final analysis, we are equally vulnerable and equally wonderful in the sight of God. I maintain an unshakeable faith in the future of country, because I know the character of our citizens. We rise or fall together. And we are determined to rise.”

Former first lady Laura Bush and former President George W. Bush greet President Donald Trump outside of Blair House December 04, 2018 in Washington, DC. The Trumps were paying a condolence visit to the Bush family who are in Washington for former President George H.W. Bush’s state funeral and related honors. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Bush sent a previous message of support to Americans amid the coronavirus panic, urging unity.

Trump lashed out at Bush over the video, saying, “He was nowhere to be found in speaking up against the greatest Hoax in American history!”

Former President Barack Obama, went after Trump too in a leaked phone call, saying that Trump’s response to the virus was an “absolute chaotic disaster.” (RELATED: Obama Rips Trump, Says America Still Lacking ‘Coherent National Plan’ For Coronavirus)

President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump and former President Barack Obama listen as former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney speaks during the state funeral for former U.S. President George H. W. Bush at the Washington National Cathedral on December 5, 2018 in Washington, DC. Alex Brandon – Pool/Getty Images

Trump responded by claiming that Obama’s response to the Swine Flu was a “disaster.”