( 1924-), 41st president of the US 1989–93; full name George Herbert Walker Bush. A Texas Republican, he served in the US House of Representatives 1967–71 and as director of the CIA 1976–77. His presidency was preceded by two terms as Ronald Reagan’s vice president 1981–89. As president, Bush negotiated further arms reductions with the former Soviet Union and organized international action to expel the Iraqis from Kuwait following the invasion in 1990.
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