Jeb: Trump a ‘Distraction In and Of Himself’

In an interview with Miami CBS affiliate’s Jim DeFede, former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL), a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, offered his thoughts on his former opponent Donald Trump’s presidency to date.

Bush offered praise for Trump’s appointments and his actions on regulations, but he questioned some of the other actions by Trump that he deemed to be distractions.

“The president has made some really good appointments,” Bush said. “He’s acted decisively on some areas I think are important, particularly on the regulatory side. He hasn’t shifted to being president in a way people are used to and I think that’s the problem I would say. The strength is he’s acted in a good way and has lifted people’s spirits in terms of economic growth and job creation. But he’s a distraction in and of himself creating all of these – through Twitter.”

“He should stop saying things that aren’t true that are distractions from the task at hand,” he added.

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