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White House press corps sends off Bush with awkward goodbye.

By Faiz Shakir  

"White House press corps sends off Bush with awkward goodbye."

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At the conclusion of President Bush’s final White House press conference earlier this morning, he addressed reporters, telling them: “It has been an honor to work with you. … I wish you all the very best.” And with that, Bush concluded the briefing and walked off the podium, leaving the press corps unsure of how to react. Some hesitated to stand, while most stayed seated. One said “thank you Mr. President,” and a small number offered half-hearted applause. Watch it:

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