First Daughter Talks of New Book, Fiancé

Jenna Bush sidesteps questions on Iraq: 'I'm not a policymaker'
By Zach Samalin,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 27, 2007 2:31 PM CDT
The recently engaged Jenna Bush, daughter of President Bush and first lady Laura Bush, walks across the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2007, as she arrives with her...   (Associated Press)
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(Newser) – In an interview set to air tomorrow night on ABC, First Daughter Jenna Bush promoted her new book, "Ana's Story," which tells the tale of a 17-year-old single mother living with AIDS whom Bush met while working for UNICEF in Latin America. The interview also touched on Bush's recent engagement to Henry Hager, who proposed while hiking in Maine.

Bush sidestepped questions on some of her father's hot-button policies. "I'm not part of the administration," she said when asked about conflicts with President Bush's abstinence policy. "I'm just my father's daughter." And on calls for the Bush daughters to fight in Iraq: "I don't think it's a practical question. … I hope that I serve by being a teacher."