Former President Clinton reads note left by George H.W. Bush: 'I love that letter'

Clinton sat down with ABC News to discuss the presidential tradition established by former President Reagan: leaving a handwritten note for the incoming president.
1:05 | 12/01/18

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Transcript for Former President Clinton reads note left by George H.W. Bush: 'I love that letter'
Ronald Reagan established a tradition among outgoing presidents stood to leave handwritten note for their successors when you arrived back. To the White House. The Oval Office after becoming president you found in the iconic resolute desk in the in the Oval Office handwritten note from George Bush. Mistress are what are would you mind reading part of that note. Yeah I wanna learn he's instead none. I wish you great happiness here there will be tough times made even more difficult. But I criticism you may not think it is clear I'm Goldberg good one to give advice. The just don't let the critics discourage you or push you off course. You'll be our president when you read this note I wish you well I was for your family well. Your success is our country success. I'm rooting hard free. Hagee if you when you've seen that I thought it was managed George Bush and vote. He minute. But I also thought he was. Trying to be a citizen in the highest sense of the word that was profoundly moving to me personally.

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