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Jeb Suggests Trump’s Children Don’t Love Him

I gather Jeb Bush is still a little angry about being personally and politically destroyed during the 2016 election.

From the Yale Daily News:

“I’m not going to talk about the 2016 election,” Bush joked on Tuesday in a talk sponsored by The William F. Buckley, Jr. Program at Yale. “I’m still in therapy.”

But that didn’t stop him from taking shots at President Donald Trump, his opponent in the 2016 Republican presidential primary. At one point, Bush described the current president as “Republican in basically name only.” And earlier in his speech, Bush said that after the 2016 Republican primary in South Carolina, he returned home to children who “actually love me.” His comment was met with raucous laughter from the crowd, and several audience members interviewed after the event said they interpreted Bush’s comment as a jab at Trump.

Trump’s older sons responded this morning, Donald Trump Jr. putting quite an edge on it.

Notice Bush described Trump as a RINO. Which begs the question Jeb reads the newspapers.

I’m sure Bush is a pretty unhappy and perplexed man. Here in Washington, the expectation was so great that he was going to of course win the primaries and likely be president that a de facto administration-in-waiting had already formed, with people knowing who the top players would be.

Instead, they’re all rotting in think tanks, although a few managed to weasel their way into Trump’s good graces.

Is Bush Unnerved by Trump?

Jeb Bush suddenly lurched to life during Thursday night’s Fox News debate, offering crisp, forceful comments of the kind that have largely been absent from every one of the preceding six debates and begging the question: Is he completely cowed by Donald Trump? With Trump on the stage, the former Florida governor had in previous debates… Continue Reading

Bush, Rubio Declare War on ISIS

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush said Sunday the United States should declare war on ISIS and Sen. Marco Rubio said the U.S. should activate NATO, suggesting the two chief GOP Establishment candidates for president would massively increase American commitments in Iraq and Syria. Their comments follow the terror attacks in Paris on Friday night that… Continue Reading

Jeb May be Finished

Jeb Bush failed to distinguish himself yet again in the third Republican presidential debate, missing a crucial opportunity to energize his campaign at the very moment when Establishment donors are making final decisions about where to put their money. Making matters doubly worse for the once-inevitable GOP nominee, Sen. Marco Rubio offered himself up as… Continue Reading

New Poll: Bush at Four Percent

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush scored just 4 percent of the vote in the latest national GOP survey, a catastrophically low number that is sure to raise grave concern among the establishment donors who have invested millions in his success for the 2016 presidential race. The poll, released Friday by the Pew Research Center, shows Bush slipping… Continue Reading

Combine and Conquer: Candidates Link Bush Brothers to Bring Down Jeb

Republican candidates are beginning to target the presidency of George W. Bush, viewing it as an Achilles’ heel for former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush even though they are attacking the most recent chief executive from their own party. This week, both Carly Fiorina and Ohio Gov. John Kasich suggested massive failures on the part of… Continue Reading

Bush: Yes, It’s an Act of Love

Jeb Bush confirms statement that most immigrants come to the United States out of “an act of love.” > Meantime, Bush continues to step up his attacks on Donald Trump, comparing him to Democrats and accusing him of being “soft of crime.” “Donald Trump Supported Legalizing Illicit Drugs,” states a Bush news release. “Trump Has… Continue Reading

Eric Cantor Endorses Bush

Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor endorsed Jeb Bush for president Thursday evening. “Governor Bush is a true conservative leader with a long-term vision for this country and the practical know-how to implement it,” Cantor said in a statement. This gives the Bush camp a backer with strong ties to the business community who may… Continue Reading

Jeb Gets Edgy at the Border

Jeb Bush arrived on Monday at the Mexican border hoping to reclaim the immigration issue — and the campaign narrative — after two months of domination by fellow GOP presidential contender Donald Trump. The former Florida governor reminded people of his “comprehensive” immigration strategy and showed off his fluency in Spanish. But even as he sought… Continue Reading