George HW Bush now nation's longest-living president

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George HW Bush is now the longest living president.

Former President George H.W. Bush can check another milestone off his list.

As of Saturday, he became the longest-living president at the age of 93 years and 166 days.

The 41st president surpassed Gerald Ford, who lived to be 93 years and 165 days, according to Gabe Fleisher of the "Wake up to Politics" newsletter, who was first to point out the presidential milestone on Twitter.

Among living presidents, Jimmy Carter is not far behind, clocking in at 93 years and 55 days.
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