George W. Bush

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Fire Destroys Iconic NH Barn
Fire Destroys Iconic NH Barn 

Fire Destroys Iconic NH Barn

Cause of blaze at Scamman Farm in Stratham under investigation

(Newser) - A fire destroyed a barn at a New Hampshire farm that's been the backdrop for political events for Republican presidents and candidates through the years. The fire burned down a barn at the Scamman Farm in Stratham, reports the AP , a little after 10:30pm on Monday. Fire crews...

George W. Bush Wrote In His 2020 Alternative to Trump
George W. Bush Wrote In
His 2020 Alternative to Trump
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George W. Bush Wrote In His 2020 Alternative to Trump

Former president chose Condoleezza Rice

(Newser) - George W. Bush has kept a relatively low political profile since leaving office, but he keeps making headlines while on a media blitz to promote his latest book of paintings. While not calling out former President Trump by name, Bush has made clear that he doesn't like the direction...

Bush: GOP Is, 'to a Certain Extent, Nativist'

Former president asks for an end to the harsh rhetoric about immigrants

(Newser) - Former President George W. Bush delivered his strongest criticism yet of the Republican Party on Tuesday, essentially suggesting he doesn't recognize it anymore. He described the current GOP as "isolationist, protectionist, and to a certain extent, nativist," Politico reports. Bush made the comments in a live interview...

Carter, Bush, Clinton, Obama Have a Message for You

All living presidents except Trump urge Americans to get vaccinated in new ads

(Newser) - Former President Trump is noticeably absent from a new ad campaign in which the four other living presidents urge Americans to get a coronavirus vaccine when able. Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama and each of their wives are shown receiving a dose in a new 60-second...

She Was a Rarity in the Bush Family
She Was a Rarity
in the Bush Family
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She Was a Rarity in the Bush Family

Nancy Bush Ellis, who backed liberal causes, dies at 94 from COVID

(Newser) - An elder member of the Bush political clan has died from COVID. Nancy Bush Ellis, sister of George HW Bush and aunt of George W. Bush, died Sunday at age 94 of complications of the virus, reports Today.com . She had been hospitalized in Massachusetts on Dec. 30 with a...

Colbert to 3 Ex-Presidents: Come 'Drop Trou' on My Show

Late-night host extends offer for Obama, Clinton, Bush to receive COVID vaccine on the air

(Newser) - Three former US presidents have offered to ease concern and get publicly inoculated to prove the safety of vetted COVID-19 vaccines. Now, at least one-late night host is taking them up on that offer. "President Bush, President Clinton, President Obama, put your antibodies where your mouth is," Stephen...

Three Ex-Presidents Volunteer to Be Vaccinated on Camera

Bush, Obama, Clinton want to help prove it is safe

(Newser) - Three of the four living former presidents have volunteered to get vaccinated publicly to prove it is safe, and CNN says it is waiting to hear back from the fourth, 96-year-old Jimmy Carter. Freddy Ford, George W. Bush's chief of staff, says the Republican reached out to Dr. Anthony...

Bush Gives Biden a Call —as Other Republicans Speak Up

George W. Bush calls Joe Biden 'a good man' who 'won his opportunity'

(Newser) - George W Bush—the only former GOP president still alive—called Joe Biden on Sunday and congratulated him on his presidential victory, CNN reports. He said President Trump has every right to seek recounts and legal battles, but described the 2020 election as "fundamentally fair" with a "clear"...

Hundreds More Republicans Endorse Biden

Former aides to Bush, McCain, and Romney back the Democratic nominee

(Newser) - Hours before President Trump was to accept his party's nomination for president, several hundred more Republicans announced they're supporting Joe Biden. Included in the group are almost 300 veterans of President George W. Bush's administration or campaign, and more than 100 who were on the late John...

New Book of Bush Paintings Is an 'Emotional' One

No. 43 has created 43 portraits of immigrants in hardcover book due out in March

(Newser) - We've known for a while that George W. Bush took up painting after leaving the White House, but it's been some time since his art has made headlines. That's about to change with Out of Many, One: Portraits of America's Immigrants, a new book by Bush...

Chauvin, Wife Hit With Charges Unrelated to George Floyd

The former Minneapolis officer is accused of not paying his taxes

(Newser) - The former cop charged with killing George Floyd is facing a new accusation: not paying his taxes. Derek Chauvin and his wife were charged Wednesday with felony tax crimes over his alleged failure to claim more than $460,000 in income dating back to 2014—some $96,000 of which...

Trump Exiles Clinton, Bush Portraits at White House

Recent predecessors are moved out of sight, bumped by presidents from 100 years ago

(Newser) - President Trump can't remove former Presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush from history, but he can make them less visible. Their official portraits have been taken out of the Grand Foyer at the White House and exiled to the Old Family Dining Room, a little-used room just off...

Bush Administration Officials Launch Pro-Biden Super PAC

'The president is a danger,' group says

(Newser) - Hundreds of people who served in the administration of America's 43rd president have created a super PAC to help defeat the 45th. The former members of the George W. Bush administration officially launched the "43 Alumni for Joe Biden" group Wednesday. Organizers say they are choosing "country...

NYT: Bush Won't Back Trump's Re-Election
NYT: GOP Elite
Won't Vote for Trump
UPDATED

NYT: GOP Elite Won't Vote for Trump

Former President Bush, many elite GOP names are backing away from the incumbent

(Newser) - President Trump may or may not get his big Republican National Convention in August, but it's sounding like some top Republican names won't be there. As the New York Times reports, citing "people familiar with their thinking," former President George W Bush won't be voting...

Trump Did Not Like Bush's Call for Unity

POTUS responds to George W. Bush's video

(Newser) - On Saturday, former president George W. Bush called on America to drop partisan politics in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. By Sunday, the current president had responded. The New York Times notes that Bush did not refer to President Trump in his video calling for unity, but Trump appears...

Drop Partisan Politics During 'Shared Threat,' Bush Asks

Former president releases video pleading for unity to defeat pandemic

(Newser) - Former President George W. Bush saw the nation pull together in the aftermath of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Now, he's asking that Americans leave partisan politics behind and renew that spirit, which he said is still "alive and well in America." Bush made his plea in a...

Ellen and Dubya: Is She the New Mr. Rogers?
Ellen and Dubya:
Is She the New
Mr. Rogers?
reactions

Ellen and Dubya: Is She the New Mr. Rogers?

Not even celebrities can agree on a response to DeGeneres-Bush controversy

(Newser) - Ellen DeGeneres' explanation of her controversial friendship with George W. Bush is garnering both praise and criticism. Even among the celebrity set there's disagreement over whether she's to be praised or roasted for her declaration that, "When I say 'be kind to one another,' I...

Ellen Sat Next to Dubya at a Football Game. Then, Backlash

After criticism, DeGeneres explained it's OK to be friends with people who have different beliefs

(Newser) - Celebrity, politics, and sports merged into one headline Monday after a flap over an NFL game that Ellen DeGeneres went to this weekend. The 61-year-old talk show host and her wife, Portia de Rossi, went to the Dallas Cowboys-Green Bay Packers game on Sunday as the guest of Charlotte Jones,...

Jenna Bush Welcomes No. 3
Dubya Is a Grandpa Again

Dubya Is a Grandpa Again

Daughter Jenna welcomes her 3rd child and first son

(Newser) - The third time is the boy for Jenna Bush Hager and husband Henry Hager, who announced the birth of son Henry Harold "Hal" Hager on Monday—and had to go no further than calling Bush Hager's employer, the Today show . The 7-lb., 5-oz. baby came Friday and is...

Trump on Barbara Bush: 'Look What I Did to Her Sons'

He fires back at remarks in her biography

(Newser) - President Trump has fired back at Barbara Bush's criticism of him in a new biography, saying he knows why she didn't like him. "I have heard that she was nasty to me, but she should be. Look what I did to her sons," he tells the...

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