Tag: George W. Bush

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George W. Bush: McCain ‘Made Me Better’

While speaking at Senator John McCain’s funeral on Saturday, former President George W. Bush said McCain “made me better.” Bush said, “Back in the day, he could frustrate me. And I know he’d say the same thing about me. But he

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Obama: McCain Made Bush and Me ‘Better Presidents’

While speaking at Senator John McCain’s funeral on Saturday, former President Obama said McCain made him and former President George W. Bush “better presidents, just as he made the Senate better, just as he made this country better. Obama said, “President

Donald Trump golf in the rough (Leon Neal / Getty)

Daily Mail: Donald Trump Dared to Golf 17 Hours After John McCain Died

The UK Daily Mail expressed shock and horror Sunday at the fact that President Donald Trump waited only 17 hours after the death of Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) to play a round of golf, as he typically does Sunday (and as President Barack Obama did before him).

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Judge Brett Kavanaugh, speaks as he officiates at the swearing-in of Judge Britt Grant to take a seat on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at the U.S. District Courthouse in Washington.

Klukowski: Brett Kavanaugh Votes for Constitution, Not Candidates

Judge Brett Kavanaugh takes his obligations as a judge seriously enough that he stopped voting in elections after being confirmed as a judge in 2006, reinforcing his reputation as a fair and independent judge as Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) moves steadily toward Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearing.

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Virgil: The Washington Post, and Axios, Follow in the Footsteps of Breitbart News

The headline in Axios on August 8 demanded attention: “Sputnik moment for U.S. military.”  For his part, Virgil paid particularly close attention, since he published a piece with virtually the same headline, for Breitbart News, back on September 16, 2017: “The Threat from China — America’s New ‘Sputnik Moment.’” 

Billie Joe Armstrong of the band Green Day performs onstage at 106.7 KROQ Almost Acoustic Christmas 2016 - Night 2 at The Forum on December 11, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images for CBS Radio)

Brits Launch Campaign to Make Anti-Bush Song #1 to Spite Trump

British anti-Trump activists launched a campaign to push Green Day’s hit 2004 rock song “American Idiot” to the top of the charts, despite the fact that the song was inspired by former president George W. Bush and the Iraq War.

WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 20: U.S. President Geroge W. Bush holds a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room September 20, 2007 in Washington, DC. Bush faced questions from the news media about the war in Iraq and the $35 million increase in the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) …

George W. Bush: ‘People Are Forgetting the Lessons of 9/11’

Wednesday on Fox Business Network’s “Mornings with Maria,” former President George W. Bush said some people had forgotten the lessons of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks. Bartiromo asked, “As we see what’s happening in the world today from North Korea

First lady Barbara Bush, with her pet dog Millie, talks to reporters in Washington, Sept. 11, 1990. Mrs. Bush said Iraq cannot be allowed to get away with its occupation of Kuwait. She also revealed that Millie has a case of lupus but "she's in complete remission." (AP Photo/Charles Tasnadi)

Barbara Bush (1925-2018), a Life in Photos

Former First Lady Barbara Bush, the wife of America’s 41st president and mother of its 43rd, passed away on Tuesday evening in Houston, Texas, with her husband of 73 years holding her hand. This is her life in photos.