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In Video: Bob Dole rises from wheelchair to salute George HW Bush

The one-time Senate majority leader viewed the coffin of his former Republican colleague at the Capitol Rotunda in Washington DC.

Bob Dole pays his last respects (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Bob Dole pays his last respects (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Former Senate majority leader Bob Dole has paid last respects to his late Republican colleague and president George HW Bush.

Bob Dole, a compatriot in war, peace and political struggle, steadied himself out of his wheelchair, helped by an aide, and saluted his old friend and one-time rival at the Capitol Rotunda in Washington DC.

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