Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Thatcher Funeral Update: Clintons Not Attending


Although invited, the Clintons will not, as previously reported, be in attendance tomorrow at Margaret Thatcher's funeral.  According to the Washington Post, Neither the Clintons nor the Bushes, who recently became first-time grandparents,  will be there.
LONDON — More than 2,000 invitations were sent out for the Wednesday funeral of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Among the former U.S. presidents, surviving U.K. prime ministers, world leaders and celebrities who made the cut are some high profile would-be guests who sent regrets: Former First Lady Nancy Reagan — whose husband had a close relationship with the late premier — will not be able to attend; nor will former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, who shared key moments in history with the Iron Lady. Germany’s Angela Merkel is sending her foreign minister, while U.S. power families the Clintons and the Bushes won’t be making appearances.
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