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  • Bush 41 becomes longest-living president in U.S. history

    11/25/2017 3:50:30 PM PST · by SMGFan · 41 replies
    MSN / The Hill ^ | November 25, 2017
    Former President George H.W. Bush is now the longest-living president in U.S. history at the age of 93 years and 166 days. Bush on Saturday surpassed the previous record held by Gerald Ford, who lived to be 93 years and 165 days old before he died in December 2006. Jimmy Carter, the second-oldest living president, is 111 days behind Bush and 165 days behind Ronald Reagan, who currently holds the third spot for longest-living president at 93 years and 120 days
  • First on CNN: New George H.W. Bush accuser says he groped her during 1992 re-election campaign

    11/16/2017 2:02:50 PM PST · by bkopto · 43 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/16/2017 | athena jones
    Former President George H.W. Bush is facing new allegations from a Michigan woman who said he touched her inappropriately while he was in office at an event in April 1992. The woman, now 55, spoke exclusively with CNN and said she was attending a fundraiser for Bush's re-election campaign in Dearborn, Michigan, with her father when the president grabbed her rear end during a photo-op. "We got closer together for a family photo and it was like 'Holy crap!'" she said, describing the moment Bush touched her buttocks. "It was like a gentle squeeze."
  • Despite 7 women's statements, Bush unlikely to be prosecuted

    11/15/2017 1:01:25 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 21 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 15, 2017 3:42 PM EST | Nomaan Merchant
    Allegations that former President George H.W. Bush inappropriately touched seven women involve potential crimes punishable by fines or jail time, if they had been prosecuted. All but one of the cases is ineligible under state laws that limit when a prosecution can begin after an alleged crime, and several lawyers interviewed said that it would be difficult to win a conviction against Bush, who has vascular parkinsonism, a rare syndrome that mimics Parkinson’s disease. “You’re still going to be facing prosecuting a 93-year-old man in a wheelchair that’s a former president,” said Toby Shook, a lawyer who previously served as...
  • Sixth Accuser: Woman Claims George H.W. Bush Groped Her When ‘I Was a Child’

    11/13/2017 8:54:11 AM PST · by bkopto · 63 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/13/2017 | John Nolte
    Texas woman Roslyn Corrigan claims that former President George H.W. Bush groped her when she was just 16 years old. According to Corrigan, the groping occurred in November of 2003 at an event in The Woodlands, Texas. This is the sixth woman to publicly accuse the 41st president of grabbing her butt without consent. Speaking to Time magazine, Corrigan, who is now in her early 30s, said, “My initial action was absolute horror. I was really, really confused. The first thing I did was look at my mom and, while he was still standing there, I didn’t say anything,” she...
  • Read Our Lips: No More Bushes

    11/06/2017 6:11:57 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 23 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/6/17 | Daniel John Sobieski
    The only Republican President since World War II not to get elected to a second term, George Herbert Walker Bush, has broken President Ronald Reagan’s 11th commandment to speak ill of another Republican, President Donald Trump, in his new book, The Last Republicans. Perhaps the book in which Bush whacked Trump should have been called, “The Last RINOs” for in addition to calling Trump a “blowhard” Bush 41 saying he voted for Hillary Clinton: The new book, by author Mark K. Undegrove, consists mostly of interviews looking back at the Republican Party over the past few decades and explores the...
  • Bush 41 calls Trump a 'blowhard'; White House strikes back [Remember David Souter?]

    11/05/2017 3:50:02 AM PST · by SES1066 · 98 replies
    CNN ^ | 11/04/17 | Javier De Diego and Jamie Gangel
    (CNN)The White House has struck back at both Bush presidents Saturday after the two made stinging comments about President Donald Trump in a new book about the father and son. "If one presidential candidate can disassemble a political party, it speaks volumes about how strong a legacy its past two presidents really had," a White House official told CNN. "And that begins with the Iraq war, one of the greatest foreign policy mistakes in American history." "President Trump remains focused on keeping his promises to the American people by bringing back jobs, promoting an 'America First' foreign policy and standing...
  • Both Bush Presidents Lash Out At Trump, GHW Confirms He Voted For Hillary

    11/04/2017 7:43:01 PM PDT · by blam · 113 replies
    The fading Republican establishment remains unable to reconcile its ongoing collapse, and continues to scapegoat Donald Trump for all the GOP’s troubles instead of looking in the mirror. Two weeks after an outraged George W. Bush lashed out at Trump, accusing him of emboldening “bigotry and white supremacy“, on Saturday we learn just how deep the animosity toward Trump runs within the extended Bush household. In a new book to be released this month from historian Mark Updegrove, titled “The Last Republicans“, and previewed on Saturday by the NYT and CNN, former President George H.W. Bush said he considers Trump...
  • THE BUSH CANDIDACY; G.O.P. Leaders Fret at Lapses In Bush's Race (Flashback)

    11/04/2017 11:01:41 AM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 8 replies
    The New York Times ^ | September 7, 2000 | Richard L. Berke and Frank Bruni
    Prominent Republicans around the country, including several who advise Gov. George W. Bush, say they are worried that his candidacy has floundered in recent weeks, allowing Vice President Al Gore to build on his velocity from the Democratic convention in a way that they never expected. While none of these Republicans expressed panic and all said that Mr. Bush could reverse the trend, they acknowledged puzzlement, frustration and even some distress about the strides that Mr. Gore has made, a degree of progress that they said went beyond an inevitable tightening in polls. ''There's no doubt about it: There's real...
  • Former Presidents Bush reveal in new book they didn't vote for Trump

    11/04/2017 10:14:16 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 101 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | November 4, 2017 | Eline de Bruijn
    Both ex-president Bushes revealed they did not vote for President Donald Trump in a new book with 41st President George H.W. Bush calling Trump a “blowhard” and saying he does not "like" him, Newsweek reported. George H.W. Bush voted for Democrat Hillary Clinton, while George W. Bush told author Mark K. Updegrove he voted for "none of the above" in the upcoming book titled "The Last Republicans," which is set to be published later this month. The younger Bush also told the author during the 2016 presidential election, "I'm worried that I will be the last Republican president," The New...
  • Awful. George H and George W Bush Are “Worried” Trump is Blowing the GOP

    11/04/2017 10:12:57 AM PDT · by Liberty7732 · 54 replies
    GatewayPundit ^ | 11/04/17
    According to The New York Times the two former presidents are reportedly worried that President Trump is blowing up the GOP that they created. Maybe somebody needs to remind “W” that he gave America Barack Obama and Democrat super-majorities in Congress.
  • George H.W. Bush calls Trump a 'blowhard' in new book: 'I don't like him'

    11/04/2017 6:46:18 AM PDT · by be-baw · 118 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 4, 2017 | Unattributed
    Former President George H.W. Bush says he is not too excited about "blowhard" President Trump and confirmed in a new book that he voted for Hillary Clinton. “I don’t like him,” Bush, 93, says in the book, according to a review by The New York Times. “I don’t know much about him, but I know he’s a blowhard. And I’m not too excited about him being a leader.” In the book, titled “The Last Republicans,” the 41st president also revealed that he voted for Trump’s Democrat rival Clinton in the 2016 White House race.
  • Trump Is a ‘Blowhard,’ ‘I Don’t Like Him’ and I Voted for Hillary, George Bush Says in New Book

    11/04/2017 6:52:28 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 207 replies
    Newsweek ^ | November 4, 2017 | Greg Price
    Both former President Bushes had choice words for current President Donald Trump in a new book scheduled to be published later this month, with the elder Bush reportedly calling the billionaire commander-in-chief a “blowhard” and flatly stating he does not “like” him. Presidents George Bush and George W. Bush, the 41st and 43rd top executives respectively, spoke to author Mark K. Updegrove for the book “The Last Republicans.” It detailed the relationship between the father-and-son presidents and how they were fretful of what Trump had done to the Republican Party. Furthermore, both ex-presidents admitted they did not vote for Trump....
  • Bush 41 and Bush 43 Worry Trump Is Blowing Up the G.O.P.

    11/04/2017 8:35:02 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 172 replies
    MSN / NYTimes ^ | November 4, 2017
    WASHINGTON — President Trump is not a favorite in the extended Bush household. Former President George Bush considers him a “blowhard,” only interested in feeding his own ego. Former President George W. Bush, his son, thinks Mr. Trump fans public anger and came to office without any understanding of the job. And both worry that Mr. Trump has blown up a Republican Party that they spent two lifetimes building, a party that was once committed to removing boundaries to trade and immigration, promoting democracy and civil society and asserting a robust American leadership role in the world, according to an...
  • The Shaming of George H.W. Bush Is Obscene

    10/27/2017 2:15:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 144 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 27, 2017 | Linda Chavez
    The recent allegations against former President George H.W. Bush for "sexually assaulting" young women who stood next to him during photo shoots are obscene -- but not because of what the president did or did not do. Enough is enough. President Bush is 93 years old. He sits in a wheelchair, and anyone who witnessed his appearance last week when all the living former presidents gathered to help raise funds for hurricane victims can plainly see that he is much diminished, physically and mentally. Unlike former President Ronald Reagan, who publicly announced that he was suffering from Alzheimer's disease, neither...
  • Another woman comes forward claiming George H.W. Bush sexually assaulted her

    10/26/2017 6:19:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 163 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/26/17 | Diana Stancy Correll
    Author Christina Baker Kline has come forward saying she was groped by former President George H.W. Bush in 2014 during a Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy fundraiser during a photo opportunity."'You wanna know my favorite book?' he whispered. I had to lean close to hear him," Kline wrote in an op-ed for Slate. "President Bush put his arm around me, low on my back. His comic timing was impeccable. 'David Cop-a-feel,' he said, and squeezed my butt, hard, just as the photographer snapped the photo. Instinctively, I swiped his hand away," Kline wrote.Kline is the third woman to accuse...
  • Second woman accuses George H.W. Bush of groping

    10/26/2017 2:53:47 AM PDT · by markomalley · 103 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/26/17 | Avery Anapol
    A second woman has accused former President George H.W. Bush of groping her.Jordan Grolnick, a New York actress, said that she has a similar story to the one Heather Lind shared about the former president fondling her during a photo op, according to Deadspin.Bush apologized through a spokesman in a statement earlier Wednesday. The statement said that “on occasion, he has patted women’s rears in what he intended to be a good-natured manner” and routinely tells a joke. ADVERTISEMENT Deadspin reported that a source said the “joke” the statement refers to was Bush saying that his favorite magician was “David-Cop-A-Feel.”“To...
  • George H.W. Bush Apologizes to Actress After She Claims He Sexually Assaulted Her in 2014

    10/25/2017 8:01:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 156 replies
    US Magazine ^ | 10/25/2017 | Nicholas Hautman
    George H.W. Bush apologized to actress Heather Lind after she claimed in a since-deleted Instagram post that he sexually assaulted her at an event in 2014. Presidential First Children Through the Years “President Bush would never — under any circumstance — intentionally cause anyone distress, and he most sincerely apologizes if his attempt at humor offended Ms. Lind,” the former president’s spokesman Jim McGrath said in a statement to Us Weekly on Wednesday, October 25. Lind, 34, alleged on Instagram on Tuesday, October 24, that Bush, 93, “sexually assaulted” her during a photo op at a private screening of her...
  • Former President G. H.W. Bush APOLOGIZES after actress claimed he 'sexually assaulted'

    10/25/2017 6:46:20 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 70 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | October 25, 2017 | Jessica Finn
    Former US president George HW Bush apologizes after actress claims he 'sexually assaulted' her from his WHEELCHAIR in this photograph - with his wife Barbara standing by his side Actress Heather Lind made allegations Tuesday claiming when she met former President George H.W. Bush, 93, he 'sexually assaulted' her from his wheelchair She claimed the 'assault' happened during a photo-op with wife Barbara Bush standing by his side, and claims his wife saw the incident unfold The now 34-year-old actress also claimed that afterwards Bush's security detail told her she shouldn't have stood next to the former president for the...
  • Both Bush presidents condemn ‘racial bigotry’

    08/16/2017 9:56:00 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 56 replies
    NY Post ^ | By Bob Fredericks August 16, 2017 | 12:06pm | Bob Fredericks
    Former president George H.W. Bush and his son George W. Bush condemned hatred and bigotry on Wednesday — a day after President Trump incendiary comments further inflamed racial tensions in the US. “America must always reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism, and hatred in all forms,” the ex-presidents said in a statement issued from their vacation home in Kennebunkport, Maine. “America must always reject racial bigotry, anti-Semitism, and hatred in all forms,” the ex-presidents said in a statement issued from their vacation home in Kennebunkport, Maine. “As we pray for Charlottesville, we are reminded of the fundamental truths recorded by that city’s...
  • 1991 CNN Footage of Start of Gulf War Ground War

    07/26/2017 10:02:52 AM PDT · by mairdie · 28 replies
    The raw CNN footage, minus commercials, when the start of the Gulf War ground war was announced. Part 1 of two parts for first tape of 23 Feb 1991. Part 2 is in the same playlist and shows President G.H.W. Bush announcing the start.