Skip to comments.George W. Bush wants Jeb Bush to run, says he'd be 'great president'
Posted on 05/01/2014 9:20:08 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
President George W. Bush said his younger brother Jeb Bush would make a great president, as speculation builds that the Republican former governor of Florida might mount a run for the White House in 2016.
Jeb Bush, a favorite of the Republican establishment, has maintained a high public profile in recent weeks, appearing at GOP fundraising events and weighing in on debates over immigration and education policy. He has publicly backed at least two GOP candidates in 2014 races, including his recent endorsement of California gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari.
I hope Jeb runs, the former president said during an interview on CNN. I think he would be a great president. I have no clue whats on his mind, and we will talk when hes ready.
In a GOP presidential primary, a new poll shows Jeb Bush and Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky at the front of the pack, but by an extremely narrow margin. According to a Washington Post-ABC News poll released this week, 14% of Republicans and GOP-leaning independents each support Bush and Paul, while 13% back former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, and 11% line up behind Wisconsin Rep. Paul D. Ryan.
But the former president said his brother, who has said he won't make a decision until after the November election, is unconcerned with polling....
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How deep do they want their dynasty buried? They seem to be wielding the backhoe themselves.
No, he wouldn’t!!
Alright, so he has his brother’s endorsement. Big deal.
NO he wouldn’t
Please go away.
I want another Bush in office like I want another Clinton in office.
A great president for whom? The illegals that would bury the country with their parasitic ways?
Haha! Good one!
He's more qualified to run after V. Stiviano than run for president.
Good point! Maybe they should have him manage the family fortune first!
“Stay out of the Bushes!” -—— Jesse Jackson
I never agree with Jesse EXCEPT this one time.
I don’t even like looking at Jeb Bush.
W doesn’t know what a good president is, much less a great one.
Should ask them if they knew who Calvin Coolidge was heh.
They could probably learn a thing or two.
For the hundredth millionth time...NOOOOOO!!
Let's hear it for Neil! Bob Dole's daughter! Amy Carter! The stoner Gore kid! Patty Reagan!
Thank you for getting real jobs and not using your family ties to try to rule me.
One comment there states that George Bush Sr gave us Clinton and George Bush Jr gave us obama.
Jeb would gives another Clinton!
fta... According to a Washington Post-ABC News poll released this week, 14% of Republicans and GOP-leaning independents each support Bush and Paul, while 13% back former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, and 11% line up behind Wisconsin Rep. Paul D. Ryan.
Who do these Eastern rags/media contact for polling?
They all seem to be pushing Jeb, Rand, Huckster, Ryan and Christi. ....Rand has spent the last month losing support from Conservatives. The others have no support from Conservatives beyond the East Coast. They are all squishy RINOS who favor amnesty for illegals, along with Rubio.
Prime example of a “push” poll. I don’t think folks here in Texas or flyover country are in favor of the “pushed” possible candidates.
“Nothing for me today, thanks.”
His word is enough for me. Jeb is out.
Patty Reagan has about disappeared from public discourse. What, her Hate My Parents type of books don’t sell when you’re eligible for social security. Patty was the Meagan McCain Rino of her day.
Go thumb through some art supply catalogs. There are many more constructive things you can do with your time.
That's my point, FRiend!!!!
She's a lefty, like Ron Jr. But she goes about her life and pretty much leaves us alone.
Ron & Mike spout off. But, at least they're not trying to run for office.
***I have no clue whats on his mind, and we will talk when hes ready***
W says jeb would be a great President, but yet has ‘no clue’ what’s on his mind.
Methinks there is something not quite right with this logic.
Yes, as in, NO.
How about a Clinton-Bush ticket? This way, they can both lose.
In truth, Jeb Bush does seem to be the more capable person between him and George, but I think two Bush’s within a generation is enough.
Haven’t the Bushes done enough damage to this country?
This seems unusual for GW to be so open and animated about a Jeb run, especially during this sensitive time when the possibles, probables and maybe’s are all playing chess with each other about a decision, or when to admit they are thinking about it.
Jeb and Hillary are circling each other, aren’t they?
Pappy Bush still has a term he can serve. Run him, then Jeb, and then Neil. By that time there will be some more Bushes for the GOPe’s weak bench of hopefuls.
I bet the old man wouldn’t let them near it.
NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO NO
More precisely Jesse said, “Stay out da ‘ Boo-chez!”
Ol’ baby-daddy should have followed his own advice.
Jeb is done before he starts.
Bound to be some Nixon kids around....LBJ kids too.....Caroline whatever her name is now
Maybe even an Eisenhower?
As if W would know what a “great president” was.
How about Bo Hussein Obama ?
The Booshies have inflicted enough damage on the US. Umm, NO!
Shut up and paint Dubya.
Jeb is bush league.
Hopefully down the drain. The sooner we move from this era of politics the better.
A Cruz-Lee-Gowdy era would be the ticket to stop the collapse cold, so we could begin the desperately needed reversal. Or ELSE.
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