AUSTIN, Texas (WCCO) — The five living former presidents have attended a concert to benefit victims of hurricanes in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Barack Obama, George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter called on Americans to donate to the appeal that has raised $31 million so far. They avoided politics in their remarks and none of them mentioned President Donald Trump.READ MORE: Minnesota Weather: Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Parts Of Minnesota, Wisconsin
President George H.W. Bush did not address the crowd but smiled and waved from the stage. The 93-year-old elder Bush suffers from a form of Parkinson’s disease and appeared in a wheelchair at the event.READ MORE: Police Report Rash Of Car Thefts Across West Twin Cities Metro Area
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