Tag Archives: George W. Bush

Bush To Appear At Fundraiser For Trump Target Kemp

Fox News reports: Former President George W. Bush will appear at a fundraiser for Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, who has been targeted by former President Donald Trump following a breakdown of their relationship after his 2020 election loss. The fundraiser will be held at the Texas home of real estate developer Harlan Crow. Bush is listed as a “special guest,” …

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Bush And Clinton Lay Flowers At IL Ukrainian Church

The Hill reports: Former Presidents George W. Bush and Clinton visited a Ukrainian church in Chicago on Friday, laying down flowers in a show of solidarity with the nation. A video shared by the George W. Bush Presidential Center shows the 42nd and 43rd presidents each carrying yellow sunflowers in their hands, wrapped in blue and yellow cloth to represent …

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Bush Donated Max To Pro-Impeachment Republicans

Politico reports: Former President George W. Bush contributed to Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) and Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s (R-Alaska) reelection campaigns at the end of 2021, according to campaign finance reports filed Monday, backing up two of the most prominent Republicans who supported impeaching Donald Trump a year ago. Bush donated a maximum individual contribution of $5,800 to Cheney last October. …

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Bush Pays Tribute To “Highly Respected” Colin Powell

From the office of former President George W. Bush: Laura and I are deeply saddened by the death of Colin Powell. He was a great public servant, starting with his time as a soldier during Vietnam. Many Presidents relied on General Powell’s counsel and experience. He was National Security Adviser under President Reagan, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff …

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Bush Condemns Domestic Extremists In 9/11 Speech

The Independent reports: Former president George W Bush recalled images of chaos and death rejoined by stories of service and kindness in the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks during a memorial service in Pennsylvania, surrounded by families of the 40 passengers and crew members who wrestled control of a plane to avoid untold destruction 20 years ago. He said …

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George Bush: “Cut The Red Tape” For Afghan Refugees

A statement from George W. Bush: Laura and I have been watching the tragic events unfolding in Afghanistan with deep sadness. Our hearts are heavy for both the Afghan people who have suffered so much and for the Americans and NATO allies who have sacrificed so much. The Afghans now at the greatest risk are the same ones who have …

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Bush: Republicans Seem To “Want To Be Extinct”

The Guardian reports: In a CNN poll released on Friday, 70% of Republicans said Biden did not legitimately win enough votes to be named president. Biden won more than 7m more votes than Trump and took the electoral college 306-232, the same score by which Trump beat Hillary Clinton in 2016. In an interview released on Friday by the Dispatch, …

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George Bush: I Wrote-In Condoleezza Rice In 2020

People Magazine reports: Days after George W. Bush called Trump-era Republicans “isolationist” and “protectionist” and not “my vision” of the party, the former president walked back some of that criticism in an interview with PEOPLE for next week’s issue. He also freely admitted he did not vote for either incumbent Republican President Donald Trump — of whom he has been …

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George Bush: Today’s GOP Is “Isolationist And Nativist”

The Hill reports: Former President George W. Bush said on Tuesday that today’s Republican Party is far from what it used to be. “I would describe it as isolationist, protectionist, and to a certain extent, nativist,” Bush said to host Hoda Kotb during an appearance on NBC’s “Today” show. “Well that’s not exactly my vision, but you know what I’m …

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Bush Wants End To “Harsh Rhetoric About Immigration”

Axios reports: Former President George W. Bush (R) told “CBS Sunday Morning” that he wants the nation’s immigration debate to be “more respectful about the immigrant.” Why it matters: The Republican party has veered sharply to the right on the issue of immigration. “I do want to say to Congress: ‘Please put aside all the harsh rhetoric about immigration. Please …

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Former Presidents Unite In Vaccine Campaign [VIDEO]

Axios reports: All living former presidents except Donald Trump have banded together for two national ad campaigns released Thursday that are designed to drive trust in COVID-19 vaccines. Driving the news: One video from the “It’s Up To You” campaign features images of former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter, along with former first ladies …

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Dozen Of Former Bush Officials Quit “Trump Cult” GOP

Reuters reports: Dozens of Republicans in former President George W. Bush’s administration are leaving the party, dismayed by a failure of many elected Republicans to disown Donald Trump after his false claims of election fraud sparked a deadly storming of the U.S. Capitol last month. These officials, some who served in the highest echelons of the Bush administration, said they …

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Bush “Appalled By Reckless Behavior Of Leaders”

From former President George W. Bush: Laura and I are watching the scenes of mayhem unfolding at the seat of our Nation’s government in disbelief and dismay. It is a sickening and heartbreaking sight. This is how election results are disputed in a banana republic — not our democratic republic. I am appalled by the reckless behavior of some political …

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Bush And Clinton Join Obama On Getting Vax Publicly

The Hill reports: Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton are offering to publicly take the COVID-19 vaccine to prove its safety and encourage Americans to be inoculated. “President Clinton will definitely take a vaccine as soon as available to him, based on the priorities determined by public health officials. And he will do it in a …

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George W. Bush Calls To Congratulate Joe Biden, Says Trump Has Right To “Recounts And Legal Challenges”

From a statement issued today by George W. Bush: I just talked to the President-elect of the United States, Joe Biden. I extended my warm congratulations and thanked him for the patriotic message he delivered last night. I also called Kamala Harris to congratulate her on her historic election to the vice presidency. Though we have political differences, I know …

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George W. Bush Endorses Susan Collins’ Reelection Bid

The Associated Press reports: Former President George W. Bush on Friday backed Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine in his first public endorsement of the 2020 election cycle. Bush has largely stayed out of the political fray since he left the White House in 2009, and his endorsement is a welcome boost for Collins, who is waging her most difficult …

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Bush Laments “Tragic Failures” Of The Justice System

From former President George W. Bush: Laura and I are anguished by the brutal suffocation of George Floyd and disturbed by the injustice and fear that suffocate our country. Yet we have resisted the urge to speak out, because this is not the time for us to lecture. It is time for us to listen. It is time for America …

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GWB Issues Call For National Unity, Trump Attacks Him

The Hill reports: President Trump on Sunday took aim at George W. Bush after the former Republican president issued a call to push partisanship aside amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. In a three-minute video shared on Twitter on Saturday, Bush urged Americans to remember “how small our differences are in the face of this shared threat.” In an …

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George W. Bush To Host Naturalization Ceremony

From the George W. Bush Presidential Center: The George W. Bush Institute today honors America’s immigrant heritage with an official immigration naturalization ceremony. Before 51 of America’s newest citizens take the Oath of Allegiance to the United States and receive their certificates of naturalization, President and Mrs. Bush will deliver brief remarks noting the significant contributions of immigrants to our …

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Stephen Miller: George W. Bush “Betrayed America”

“As you know, when George Bush came into office, illegal immigration total doubled from 6 million to 12 million by the time he left office. That represented an astonishing betrayal of the American people. I’m not gonna sit here today and tell you that George Bush defended this country on the southern border because he did not.” – White House …

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