Skip to comments.Jeb Bush: Trump a ‘distraction in and of himself’
Posted on 03/26/2017 6:10:16 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Former Florida Gov. and onetime GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Sunday that President Donald Trump is making life a little more difficult for himself.
In an interview with Jim DeFede for "Facing South Florida" that aired Sunday, Bush said Trump "should stop saying things that aren't true, that are distractions from the task at hand."
"He's a distraction in and of himself," he said. "He's got a lot of work to do, and some of these things the wiretapping and all of this stuff is a complete distraction that makes it harder to accomplish the things I know he wants to do."
When asked if incidents such as the tweet in which Trump accused President Obama of wiretapping Trump Tower tarnish the office of the president, Bush replied, "a little bit."
He said Trump "hasn't shifted to being president in the way that people are used to, and I think that's the problem."
But he also offered praised for the president whom has says he hasnt spoke to since the inauguration on his Cabinet picks of John Kelly, Betsy DeVos and Rex Tillerson.
"The president made some really good appointments," Bush told Facing South Florida about the secretaries of Homeland Security, Education and State respectively.
"He's acted decisively on some areas I think are important, particularly on the regulatory side."
When asked about his own political future, Bush said, "I don't rule out anything," but noted hes happy right now as a private citizen.
He said he didnt regret his 2016 presidential bid, but felt his personality didnt resonate with voters.
"Reasoning, in this environment where people are angry, is hard, and I wasn't capable of giving them a sense that there is a better path," he said.
He also said voters are picking their news to validate what they believe, and it makes them increasingly less tolerant of other people's views that rely on another set of facts," he said. "That is dangerous for our democracy."
Here ya go people. Turn on Trump and this is your future!
The slightest slip up and here comes Jeb, late to the party as usual to stick his butter knife in.
Man is Jeb so sad and pathetic. As if anything he says and does anymore matters.
Booger-Boy-Tippy-Toes is still trying in vain to be relevant.
Why can’t Heb! just stay in one of his Compounds?
Tippy-toes speaks. Yeah, we all wanted another RINO who is just a Democrat in drag.
jeb needs his illegal to change his diaper
Some highly unChristian and unladylike vocabulary is crossing my mind.
“Jeb! and the Bush Crime Family” is one of the best books you will ever read...
Jeb is the Fredo Corleone of the Republican Party.
My God . Spare us from this Rino. It is our party now. Go to Hell JEB!! What a colossal loser. Pathetic. I can’t believe you blew 150 million dollars of other people’s money on 1 delegate and didn’t commit suicide. Get Lost!!
The entire Bush Clan has been a curse upon us. They aren’t bushes, they’re weeds, which should have been uprooted root and branch decades ago.
Too bad Jeb! was so slow on the uptake where Terri was concerned.
Jeb is “Ruprecht” the Bush family cellar boy.
The Bushes are handling political defeat about as well as Al Gore......they are full of their own egos and have gone round the bend.
Jeb! The bewildered Basset Hound of the Bush family.
Now please clap.
How many delegates did Jeb get? Mr. Irrelevant.
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