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  • Karl Rove acknowledges presidential election 'won't be overturned'

    11/11/2020 7:18:43 PM PST · by ToxicMich · 200 replies
    CNN ^ | 11-11-2020 | Paul LeBlanc
    Karl Rove, the architect of former President George W. Bush's gubernatorial and presidential campaigns, acknowledged Wednesday that the 2020 presidential election will not be overturned regardless of the flurry of lawsuits from President Donald Trump challenging the results.
  • George W. Bush congratulates President-elect Joe Biden, says election was “fundamentally fair”

    11/08/2020 10:53:04 AM PST · by RandFan · 119 replies
    CNN ^ | Nov 8 | By Eric Bradner,
    Former President George W. Bush congratulated President-elect Joe Biden in a phone call Sunday and said that, while President Donald Trump has the right to pursue legal challenges and recounts, the 2020 race was "fundamentally fair" and "its outcome is clear." The gesture by Bush, the only living former Republican president, was a break from his party's outgoing president, Trump, who has so far refused to concede the race. In the statement, Bush said he had called Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Sunday. "Though we have political differences, I know Joe Biden to be a good man, who...
  • Statement by President George W. Bush

    11/08/2020 9:56:22 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 74 replies
    The Bush Center ^ | 8 Nov 2020 | George W. Bush
    Statement by President George W. Bush.
  • Jeb Bush: put every area of America on high-speed internet

    10/10/2020 8:08:58 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 50 replies
    Jeb Bush Twitter ^ | October 2, 2020 | Jeb!
    Imagine if we could put every area of America on an even playing field when it comes to high-speed internet. https://t.co/JqdSWsJDgY— Jeb Bush (@JebBush) October 2, 2020 Today’s internet is as critical—if not more so—to our nation’s economy and security as roads and highways were in Eisenhower’s time. https://t.co/Md4sjHXowB— Slate (@Slate) October 2, 2020
  • Retired four-star general Stanley McChrystal endorses Biden

    10/01/2020 8:41:46 AM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 110 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/01/20 | TAL AXELROD
    Retired four-star Gen. Stanley McChrystal has endorsed Joe Biden for the White House, citing his time working with the former vice president under the Obama administration and saying the Democratic nominee is "someone that you can trust." McChrystal, speaking on MSNBC Thursday morning, said Biden “is humble enough to listen to experts, is humble enough to respect people who serve and have served.” “I think that he would surround himself with an effective team of good people, I think he would set a tone in which he would bring out the best of people. Again, not everyone will agree with...
  • Ex-RNC chairman says he's voting for Biden [Marc Racicot]

    09/30/2020 10:31:56 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 156 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/30/20 11:27 AM EDT | Morgan Gstalter
    Former Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Marc Racicot said this week that he would that he will not vote for President Trump in November. “I regret that I will cause consternation perhaps in some corners, but even as a Republican, I will not be supporting Donald Trump for president, and I will not be voting for him,” Racicot, who is also a former Republican governor of Montana, said during a Tuesday interview on Yellowstone Public Radio. “That means I will be voting for Joe Biden for president.” Racicot did not provide details about why he was choosing to endorse the...
  • Are We Ready to Rehabilitate George W. Bush’s Reputation?

    09/17/2020 9:18:33 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 161 replies
    texasmonthly ^ | 09/16/2020 | ANDREW R. GRAYBILL
    he George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum opened seven years ago and anchors the southeastern corner of campus at Southern Methodist University, where I teach history. In late November 2016, I took a tour of the facility with five college friends who were visiting from the East Coast. The recent presidential election was much on our minds as we wandered through the building, contemplating various artifacts from Bush’s two terms in office. Although we were hardly fans of his presidency, one of my pals—fearful, like everyone in our group, of a Trump administration—got misty-eyed when reflecting upon Bush’s obvious...
  • Jeb Bush Retweeted: To those who say these are “peaceful protests,” this is exactly what will reelect Donald Trump (Frank Luntz)

    09/13/2020 10:04:48 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 57 replies
    Jeb Bush Retweeted To those who say these are “peaceful protests,” this is exactly what will reelect Donald Trump. If this continues to happen after the debates, voters will rebel. https://t.co/Bmn5p0S22C— Frank Luntz (@FrankLuntz) September 13, 2020 To the protesters blocking the entrance & exit of the HOSPITAL EMERGENCY ROOM yelling "We hope they die" referring to 2 LA Sheriff's ambushed today in #Compton: DO NOT BLOCK EMERGENCY ENTRIES & EXITS TO THE HOSPITAL. People's lives are at stake when ambulances can't get through.— LA County Sheriffs (@LASDHQ) September 13, 2020
  • George W. Bush supports Maine Sen. Susan Collins’ reelection campaign

    08/21/2020 9:23:05 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 45 replies
    NY Post ^ | August 21, 2020 | 6:39pm |
    KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine — Former President George W. Bush on Friday backed Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine in his first public endorsement of the 2020 election cycle. [Cut] “She’s honest. She’s forthright. She brings dignity into a world that has gotten really ugly. The political world is uglier than I can ever remember it,” Bush said after he and his wife, Laura, had lunch with Collins at the family’s summer home overlooking the ocean. Bush called her “smart and capable,” “very influential” and “pretty darned independent.”
  • Former President Bush pays tribute to immigrants in new book

    08/07/2020 1:25:19 PM PDT · by rintintin · 109 replies
    AP ^ | Aug 6 2020 | HILLEL ITALIE
    NEW YORK (AP) — A new book by former President George W. Bush will highlight an issue which now sets him apart from many of his fellow Republicans — immigration. Crown announced Thursday that Bush’s “Out Of Many, One: Portraits of America’s Immigrants” will be published March 2. The book includes 43 portraits by the 43rd president, four-color paintings of immigrants he has come to know over the years, along with biographical essays he wrote about each of them. Bush, who served as president from 2001-2009, has often praised the contributions of immigrants, a notable contrast to President Donald Trump’s...
  • Hundreds of Former George W. Bush Staffers Launch Pro-Biden Super PAC

    07/01/2020 8:30:55 PM PDT · by Trumpisourlastchance · 93 replies
    Sara Carter ^ | 07/01/2020 | Ben Wilson
    A new super PAC formed by hundreds of former campaign, administration, and political staffers from George W. Bush’s administration will work to get former Vice President Joe Biden elected, saying they are “dismayed and disappointed” by the Trump presidency. The new group, 43 Alumni for Biden, announced their formation on Wednesday, saying their purpose is to “unite and mobilize a community of historically Republican voters who are dismayed and disappointed by the damage done to our nation.”
  • George W. Bush won't support reelection of Trump

    06/06/2020 6:50:53 PM PDT · by kevcol · 218 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 6, 2020 | Daniel Chaitin
    Former President George W. Bush will not support President Trump in his effort to seek reelection this year. People familiar with his thinking told the New York Times the 43rd president won't back his fellow Republican, who will likely face former Vice President Joe Biden in the general election. Freddy Ford, a spokesman for Bush, said the former president plans to speak out only on policy issues.
  • Bush administration alums form pro-Biden super PAC

    06/02/2020 2:25:09 PM PDT · by lodi90 · 53 replies
    The Hill ^ | 6/2/2020 | Tal Axelrod
    Former officials from the George W. Bush administration have formed a super PAC to support former Vice President Joe Biden’s White House campaign. The super PAC, dubbed 43 Alumni For Biden, referring to the 43rd president, was formed Monday, according to a Tuesday filing with the Federal Election Commission. Karen Kirksey, a former Treasury Department official from the Bush administration, is listed as the group’s treasurer and custodian of records.
  • Time for W

    03/31/2020 1:01:12 PM PDT · by steve8714 · 105 replies
    vanity
    Isn't it time for W to come off the sidelines, forgive the nickname for Jeb! and help Trump manage the politics of the moment, the hatred and vitriol aimed at him by, in some cases former members of his administration? Much like 9/11, this is a moment when the Nation must come together. We already know the left will never relent. Where are you, Mr. President?
  • George P. Bush says GOP can’t let ‘racist’ episodes slide

    12/13/2019 12:57:25 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 62 replies
    abqjournal ^ | 12/13/2019 | Paul J Weber
    AUSTIN, Texas — Republican George P. Bush, the only member of the Bush dynasty still in public office, condemned Thursday recurring episodes of what he described as racist or hateful rhetoric within the Texas GOP, and ripped what he called false accusations fanned by his Hispanic heritage. Bush, Texas’ land commissioner, first denounced a white GOP state legislator who suggested “Asian” challengers on the ballot in 2020 were motivated by race. He then joined others Saturday in calling for the resignation of a Republican county chairwoman near Houston who used a racial slur in a text message about a black...
  • Former top Jeb Bush aide: 'Let's force the question of impeachment with the GOP'

    09/24/2019 4:05:10 PM PDT · by rintintin · 65 replies
    Wash Examiner ^ | Sept 24 2019 | Tim Pearce
    A former adviser to 2016 GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush is pushing House Democrats to impeach President Trump and force Republican senators to vote on Trump's fitness for office. Republican political consultant Mike Murphy called out Democrats in an op-ed for the Washington Post published on Tuesday. Murphy said the time has come to force the impeachment question because of recent revelations of Trump's dealings with Ukraine and the president's asking a foreign government to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, a political opponent. "The new sins are too big and too obvious," Murphy writes
  • Donald Trump Will Resign the Presidency in 2019 in Exchange for Immunity for Him and His Family…[TR]

    01/02/2019 10:36:10 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 102 replies
    NewsWeak ^ | 1/2/19 at 9:55 AM | Tim Marcin
    Alan J. Steinberg—who served as an adviser to former President George W. Bush—wrote in an opinion piece published this week that he didn’t believe President Donald Trump would be removed from office through impeachment. Steinberg, a former Environmental Protection Agency regional administrator, said that he believed Trump would resign in 2019 in exchange for immunity. “Trump will not be removed from office by the constitutional impeachment and removal process,” Steinberg wrote in The Star-Ledger. “Instead, the self-professed supreme dealmaker will use his presidency as a bargaining chip with federal and state authorities in 2019, agreeing to leave office in exchange...
  • Flashback: 'I'm Thrilled He's Here,' Bush Says As Putin Visits His Texas Ranch

    07/19/2018 6:26:09 PM PDT · by EdnaMode · 23 replies
    Washington Post ^ | November 15, 2001 | Peter Baker
    Vladimir Putin, wannabe cowboy and newly minted close buddy of President Bush, eagerly wanted to ride a horse in Texas, so he may have been disappointed to learn that Bush zips around his ranch in a Ford pickup. That's what was awaiting the Putins as they landed at the Bush ranch outside Waco in midafternoon. The Bushes, in ranch gear and carrying umbrellas to shield their guests from the rain, met the casually attired Putins when they arrived by helicopter for an overnight and barbecue at the Bush home. "The president brought the rain, for which we're always grateful in...
  • Three former first ladies condemn Trump border policy

    06/18/2018 1:40:28 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 132 replies
    NBC News ^ | June 18, 2018 | Jane C. Timm and Alex Seitz-Wald
    Hillary Clinton said, "Jesus Christ said, 'Suffer the little children unto me' not 'let the little children suffer.'" Three former first ladies — Hillary Clinton, Laura Bush and Michelle Obama — have stepped out their political retirement to condemn the Trump administration's practice of separating parents and children at the border while parents are prosecuted for illegally entering the country. Speaking at a women's group in New York City on Monday, Clinton called family separation "an affront to our values" and said she had warned Trump's immigration policy would lead to this during her 2016 presidential campaign against him. And...
  • George P. Bush: Confederate Heroes Day Should Not Be a Texas Holiday

    01/22/2018 9:08:45 AM PST · by C19fan · 97 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 21, 2018 | Bob Price
    Land Commissioner George P. Bush told the editorial board of Bryan-College-Station’s The Eagle that he believes Confederate Heroes Day should not be a Texas state holiday. He said some consider it a “slap in the face” to celebrate the holiday the same week as Martin Luther King Jr. Day.