A Kennedy Outs Bush Sr. as a Hillary Voter

RFK daughter Kathleen Kennedy Townsend met with HW on Monday
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 20, 2016 5:43 AM CDT
Updated Sep 20, 2016 6:34 AM CDT
Former President George HW Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush in 2009.   (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)

(Newser) – George HW Bush might've been trying to stay out of this election, but a Facebook post has just thrown him into the center of it. "The President told me he’s voting for Hillary!!" wrote Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, Robert F Kennedy's daughter, in the caption of a picture of her and the elder Bush shaking hands in Maine on Monday, reports the New York Times. The Democrat and former Maryland lieutenant governor confirmed the news to Politico. A rep for Bush, however, says that "the vote President Bush will cast as a private citizen in some 50 days will be just that: a private vote cast in some 50 days." (Read more George HW Bush stories.)

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