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Jeb Bush on Ted Cruz’s Tactics: ‘Have a Little Bit of Self-Restraint’ (Video)
Gateway Pundit ^ | October 20, 2013 | Jim Hoft

Posted on 10/20/2013 10:07:45 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Former Governor Jeb Bush weighed in on Senator Ted Cruz today on ABC’s “This Week.” Bush said Cruz needs to, “Have a little bit of self-restraint.”

(VIDEO-AT-LINK)

ABC News reported:

During an interview for “This Week,” former Republican Florida Gov. Jeb Bush encouraged Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz – who told ABC News that he would do “anything” to stop Obamacare – to come up with an alternative and show some restraint if his aim was to repeal the president’s signature healthcare law.

“I think the best way to repeal Obamacare is to have an alternative; we never hear the alternative…we could do this in a much lower cost with improved quality based on our principles, free market principles…and two, show how Obamacare, flawed to its core, doesn’t work,” Bush said.

“So have a little bit of self-restraint. It might actually be a politically — a better approach to see the massive dysfunction,” he said, after being asked by ABC’s Jonathan Karl what his message would be for Cruz, who is still keen on repealing Obamacare.

Bush said the linking of government funding to the funding of Obamacare by Republicans was a tactical misstep.

Speaking of “self-restraint,” it would be nice if Jeb would have some restraint and quit bashing fellow Republicans.

That would be nice for a change.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; Politics/Elections; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: biggovernment; bush; cruz; gopestablishment; jebbush; littlebrownones; rino; tedcruz
GOPe (Karl Rove, McConnell, Bushes, Boehner, McCain & Linda and the Beltway) versus Ted Cruz, Sarah Palin, Mike Lee and the Tea Party. Pick a side.
1 posted on 10/20/2013 10:07:45 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

FYI this has already been posted.


2 posted on 10/20/2013 10:10:09 PM PDT by what's up
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To: what's up

Didn’t come up in a search....


3 posted on 10/20/2013 10:13:01 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Obama's favorite game is Pin the Fail on the Honkey!)
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To: what's up
Ted Cruz is a direct threat to Jeb’s ambitions to be the third Bush President, so take his comments with a grain of salt.
4 posted on 10/20/2013 10:13:15 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Ask your GOP members of the House and Senate plus every other Republican elected official which side they are on????????


5 posted on 10/20/2013 10:15:43 PM PDT by Nextrush (BALANCED BUDGET NOW AND PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I am tired of being restrained.


6 posted on 10/20/2013 10:17:56 PM PDT by Fai Mao (Genius at Large)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Jeb, talk to your dictator in the making I.e. Herr Obama.


7 posted on 10/20/2013 10:18:33 PM PDT by Darksheare (Try my coffee, first one's free..... Even robots will kill for it!)
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To: rdcbn

Cruz had an “alternative” - defund the damned thing!

The last “Bush” that made any sense was the one Moses was talking to.


8 posted on 10/20/2013 10:38:12 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Stay out da Bushes!!!

Shut up Jeb.


9 posted on 10/20/2013 10:43:37 PM PDT by FreedomGuru (Oil is organic.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
– who told ABC News that he would do “anything” to stop Obamacare – to come up with an alternative and show some restraint if his aim was to repeal the president’s signature healthcare law.

Someone tell Royal Pigface that the "alternative" is to get government out of healthcare.

10 posted on 10/20/2013 10:55:52 PM PDT by AAABEST (Et lux in tenebris lucet: et tenebrae eam non comprehenderunt)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I fell asleep reading Bush’s comment while I stayed up listening to Sen. Cruz.


11 posted on 10/20/2013 10:57:19 PM PDT by RginTN
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Showing ‘restraint’ has gotten us to where we are. It’s time for GOP pols to realize we are fighting a political total war. Those old incumbents who want to get along and conduct business-as-usual either need to adapt to a new way of doing business, or get out .


12 posted on 10/20/2013 11:19:25 PM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Rummyfan

That’s putting the hammer right on the old head of the nail.

You’re more generous than I, though. I would not give those incumbents a second—more like ten millionth—chance.


13 posted on 10/21/2013 12:02:58 AM PDT by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

14 posted on 10/21/2013 12:41:45 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
I am going to show a little Self-Restraint and hold on to my donation $$.
Also my vote.
15 posted on 10/21/2013 2:51:47 AM PDT by DeaconRed (If it is ILLEGAL then we need to deal with the ILLEGAL part First.)
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To: DeaconRed

Restraint seems to have gotten us in this mess. I have restrained my wallet from opening as well.


16 posted on 10/21/2013 4:28:24 AM PDT by marygam (I have extra ducktape for anyone who needs to wrap their head.)
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To: rdcbn; 2ndDivisionVet

I hate to burst everyone’s bubble, but Ted Cruz worked for Bush Corp on the 2000 race, met his wife while they both worked for George W., his wife was CFR.

IOW, Jeb has known Ted for a long time. Cruz is a Rove-trap. Sorry folks. I really hope I’m wrong...

... but now everyone has to be vetted and re-vetted until they have been Palin-vetted.


17 posted on 10/21/2013 4:34:44 AM PDT by Sontagged (Faith without works is dead. This also means incessant prayer without attendant works is dead.)
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To: marygam
"Restraint seems to have gotten us in this mess. "

I agree
At one time I was a Jeb fan.
After the Hitlery award he gave then this, I wouldn't vote for him for dog catcher.

18 posted on 10/21/2013 4:40:05 AM PDT by DeaconRed (If it is ILLEGAL then we need to deal with the ILLEGAL part First.)
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To: marygam

His daddy should have showed restraint the night Jeb Bush was conceived.


19 posted on 10/21/2013 4:43:11 AM PDT by Anton.Rutter
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"It might actually be a politically — a better approach to see the massive dysfunction"

I see, do nothing, just let the nation suffer so more do nothing republicans can be elected. Great plan.

20 posted on 10/21/2013 4:55:50 AM PDT by jpsb (Believe nothing until it has been officially denied)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Jeb Bush on Ted Cruz’s Tactics: ‘Have a Little Bit of Self-Restraint’ (Video)

So if the public is about to be raped, they should basically sit back and enjoy it because in a few years, the GOPe will introduce a plan?

21 posted on 10/21/2013 5:19:13 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Jeb Bush on Ted Cruz’s Tactics: ‘Have a Little Bit of Self-Restraint’

What a cold hearted, out of touch bastard! People are about to be financially ruined by these plans if they want to have insurance that previously, they could actually afford!

This is an emergency for real people! I guess Jeb just doesn't know any...

22 posted on 10/21/2013 5:21:59 AM PDT by Caipirabob (Communists... Socialists... Democrats...Traitors... Who can tell the difference?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Mind your own business Trojan democrap.


23 posted on 10/21/2013 5:51:13 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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