Saturday, August 20, 2016

Is it any wonder that our country's US Government is in such bad shape. With friends like the Bush family, who needs enemies.

Both Bushes Just Weighed In On Whether They Will Support Trump This Election

By Justen Charters

With Donald Trump the presumptive GOP nominee, it's only a matter of time before more major endorsements start rolling in.

And now we know how George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush feel about the billionaire's candidacy.

In 2012, both Bushes endorsed former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney. Yet, for 2016, the former presidents are doing things much differently.

The Texas Tribune reported that:

For the first time since his own presidency, George H.W. Bush is planning to stay silent in the race for the Oval Office — and the younger former president Bush plans to stay silent as well.

Bush 41, who enthusiastically endorsed every Republican nominee for the past five election cycles, will stay out of the campaign process this time. He does not have plans to endorse presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, spokesman Jim McGrath told The Texas Tribune.

“At age 91, President Bush is retired from politics,” McGrath wrote in an email Wednesday. “He came out of retirement to do a few things for Jeb, but those were the exceptions that proved the rule.” His son Jeb Bush dropped out of the GOP presidential race in February.

Bush 43, meanwhile, "does not plan to participate in or comment on the presidential campaign," according to his personal aide, Freddy Ford.

During Trump's campaign, he has gone after the younger Bush for his war in Iraq. And Donald's former campaign adviser, Roger Stone, told the Washington Post how the real estate mogul feels about the Bush family:

“The Bushes were never Trump’s cup of tea,” said Roger Stone, a longtime confidant and former adviser to Trump. Asked why the Bushes often have kept Trump at arm’s length, he said: “He’s not from old, WASP money. The Trumps didn’t come on the Mayflower.”
Meanwhile, Trump is campaigning in Charleston, West Virginia. He has yet to make a comment regarding the Bushes' silence on his presumptive nomination.

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