Obama, Bush decry deep US divisions in Trump era

Obama, Bush decry deep US divisions in Trump era

First Lady Michelle Obama hugs former President George W. Bush as she arrives with President Barack Obama and former first lady Laura Bush for the dedication of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, U.S., September 24, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts   Washington, October 20 (IANS) Former US Presidents Barack Obama […]

Ex-President Bush backs ‘welcoming’ U.S. immigration policy, free media

Ex-President Bush backs ‘welcoming’ U.S. immigration policy, free media

WASHINGTON, February 27 (Reuters) – Former Republican U.S. president George W. Bush diverged sharply from Donald Trump’s new administration on Monday, saying he supported a welcoming immigration policy and praising the media as “indispensable to democracy.”   In a wide-ranging interview with NBC’s “Today” show, Bush also said he did not know if a special […]

George W. Bush did not vote for Clinton or Trump

George W. Bush did not vote for Clinton or Trump

Washington, November 9 (IANS) Former US President George W. Bush and his wife Laura Bush voted two weeks ago, but did not vote for either major-party presidential candidate this year, a spokesman for the former President said on Tuesday.   “They didn’t vote for Hillary; they didn’t vote for Trump,” spokesman Freddy Ford wrote in […]

George H.W. Bush to vote for Hillary Clinton

George H.W. Bush to vote for Hillary Clinton

Washington, September 20 (IANS) Former US President George H.W. Bush has planned to vote for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in the upcoming November 8 elections,a media report said.   The news was revealed on Monday by Kathleen Hartington Kennedy Townsend, the former Maryland lieutenant governor and daughter of the late Robert F. Kennedy, a […]