Image: Former President George H.W. Bush and Jeb Bush
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Former President George H.W. Bush, left, and his son former Florida Governor Jeb Bush depart the West Wing of the White House after meeting with President Barack Obama on Saturday.
updated 1/30/2010 12:14:28 PM ET 2010-01-30T17:14:28

Former President George H.W. Bush and his son Jeb paid a social call on President Barack Obama at the White House Saturday.

The former president, 85, walked gingerly into the White House, using a cane, as heavy snow fell. He departed 35 minutes later, telling reporters it was a "good meeting, good meeting."

His son Jeb, a former governor of Florida, was with him.

White House aides said the visit was simply a social call because the former president was in Washington for a dinner.

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