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 2017-02-17 18:10 

Daily Kos

Trump's new labor nominee did some shady stuff as a George W. Bush appointee... +

Alexander Acosta, Donald Trump’s new pick for labor secretary, is a much more traditional choice than the failed nomination of fast food CEO Andy Puzder. Acosta has government experience, including at the National Labor Relations Board and in the Justice ...

 2017-02-17 17:05 

Newsweek.com

Where Obama Was Ranked Among All Presidents... +

The newly former chief executive gets the No. 12 slot; Lincoln still at No. 1, and George W. Bush improves....

 2017-02-17 14:03 

International Business Times

[ Economy ]

How Popular Is President Trump? Approval Rating Falls Below That Of George W Bush, New Poll Shows... +

President Donald Trump may have won just under 46 percent of the popular vote, but 39 percent of voters have approved of his handling of the nations highest office so far, the most recent Pew Research Center approval rating poll indicated. By contrast, a ...

 2017-02-17 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Court nominees caught in crossfire... +

But the fact also remains that many Democrats, including Senate minority leader Charles Schumer of New York, are determined to fight the Gorsuch nomination, their ardor heightened after Trump pilloried federal Judge James Robart, a George W. Bush appointe...

 2017-02-17 03:59 

KING 5

[ NBC Seattle ]

This Everett artist's work has made it as far as the White House... +

The pinnacle of success for an artist would be to hang in maybe the Louvre or the Smithsonian? But how about the White House? Chris Hopkins' America's Cup painting hung in the White House during the Reagan administration, and George W. Bush saw th...

 2017-02-17 01:16 

NBC

[ Politics ]

Robert Harward Turns Down Offer to Become President Trump's National Security Adviser... +

Harward, who spent almost 40 years in the Navy and was on George W. Bush's National Security Council, had been considered a front runner for the job....

 2017-02-16 22:59 

Washington Examiner

John Kerry 'hasn't ruled anything in or anything out' for 2020 run... +

Former Secretary of State John Kerry has not ruled out running for president again in 2020, according to a new interview. The 2004 Democratic presidential nominee, who lost to George W. Bush, is suggesting he could be up for potentially running against Pr...

 2017-02-16 21:30 

Reason.com

Trump Names New Labor Choice, Will Introduce New Immigration Order, Complains About Accessibility of Illegal Drugs: P.M. Links... +

President Donald Trump named R. Alexander Acosta, a former law school dean and an assistant attorney general under President George W. Bush, to replace...

 2017-02-16 20:34 

Mediaite

Sam Bee Calls Attention to Congress Going Hog Wild As Trump Dominates Headlines... +

Congress has used the act five times. George W. Bush used it just once....

 2017-02-16 19:07 

WKBW

[ Buffalo, NY ]

Trump Picks Former Civil Rights Attorney To Head Department Of Labor... +

Alexander Acosta has a strong background as an attorney and previously served under President George W. Bush....

 2017-02-16 18:38 

Hindustan Times

Donald Trump names Alexander Acosta as nominee for US labour secretary... +

Alexander Acosta was assistant attorney general for the civil rights division under President George W Bush....

 2017-02-16 18:04 

UPI

Trump nominates Alexander Acosta as labor secretary... +

Andrew V. PestanoFeb. 16 (UPI) -- Donald Trump nominated as his new secretary of labor Alexander Acosta, who served in the Justice Department under former President George W. Bush....

 2017-02-16 16:33 

Washington Examiner

Flynn debacle shows that it's time to slay the surveillance beast... +

During the latter days of President George W. Bush's administration, and throughout most of President Barack Obama's, the Republican Party re-discovered a sense of civil libertarianism that would have pleased former Sens. Robert Taft, R-Ohio, or B...

 2017-02-16 11:43 

MSNBC

Former Bush advisor: Leaks not productive...... +

Fmr. National Security Advisor to George W. Bush, Stephen Hadley, joins Morning Joe to discuss Robert Harward, the apparent replacement for Michael Flynn and lessons learned from Flynn's resignation....

 2017-02-15 16:24 

NewsBusters

Disgraced Dan Rather: Trumps Lies Could Be Bigger Than Watergate... +

Disgraced journalist Dan Rather, who was forced out at CBS for a failed effort to take down then-President George W. Bush, on Wednesday warned that the resignation of Mike Flynn could be bigger than the Watergate scandal. Rather, who used phony documents ...

 2017-02-14 22:17 

Washington Free Beacon

Abrams: White House Staff Needs to be Loyal to Each Other, Not Just to the President... +

Elliott Abrams, who served in senior foreign policy positions in both the Reagan and George W. Bush administrations, said Tuesdaythat the White House staff owes loyalty to one another, not just to P...

 2017-02-14 21:25 

Sun Sentinel

Trump should donate Mar-a-Lago profits to charity | Editorial ... +

President George W. Bush had Crawford, Texas. His father had Kennebunkport, Maine....

 2017-02-14 21:15 

Raw Story

CNN screaming match erupts as Ana Navarro battles ex-Bush official over investigating Michael Flynn... +

Political strategist Ana Navarro joined CNN’s Brooke Baldwin on Tuesday afternoon, along with Matt Schlapp, the political director under former President George W. Bush. Navarro and Schlapp exchanged words about White House controversies regarding t...

 2017-02-14 20:15 

International Business Times UK

Former aide to George W Bush says White House leaks show 'unprecedented incompetence'... +

Mike Flynn's forced resignation shows how bad leaks have become....

 2017-02-14 14:50 

Daily Kos

Cartoon: It's the attack on democracy, stupid!... +

In case you haven’t heard about Anton’s eyebrow-raising essay, “The Flight 93 Election,” here’s a good rundown. In short, the former George W. Bush speechwriter (and now Trump national security adviser) equated the 2016 election with the hijacked Flight 9...

 2017-02-14 09:27 

The Huffington Post

New President Trump Is About As Popular As George W. Bush Was Post-Katrina... +

Presidents usually have higher approval ratings when they start their terms....

 2017-02-14 07:53 

Newsmax

Elliott Abrams: Bannon Likely Behind Spiking State Dept Job... +

Elliott Abrams, a veteran of the Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush administrations, said he likely was rejected for the No. 2 position at the State Department by President Donald Trump because of Trump's chief counsel, Steve Bannon....

 2017-02-13 23:00 

Yomiuri Shimbun

[ the-japan-news.com ]

Is N. Korea Trump’s impossible deal?... +

George W. Bush invaded Iraq to remove its ultimately nonexistent weapons of mass destruction. Barack Obama used cyber weaponry and sanctions to deter Iran from building its own atomic bomb. Now Donald Trump faces North Korea, but stopping its nuclear an...

 2017-02-13 21:50 

LawNewz

Could Michael Flynn Really Be Arrested if He Discussed Sanctions With Russia?... +

Over the weekend, Former George W. Bush speechwriter David Frum, who is now a senior editor at The Atlantic, said that if something like this happened with...

 2017-02-13 19:00 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

North Korea gives Donald Trump a nuclear crisis from hell... +

WASHINGTON: George W. Bush invaded Iraq to remove its ultimately nonexistent weapons of mass destruction. Barack Obama used cyber weaponry and sanctions to...

 2017-02-13 16:47 

Mediaite

David Frum: George W. Bush Would Have Had Michael Flynn Arrested Over Russian Calls... +

"I think he would have had him arrested," Frum replied....

 2017-02-13 16:45 

The Independent

25th Amendment: What is it and could it be used to remove Donald Trump if he is deemed unfit to serve as President?... +

The US Constitution has a built-in mechanism that allows the President's powers to be transferred to their Vice President if they become incapable of discharging them. Ronald Reagan and George W Bush used the 25th Amendment to do so temporarily before...

 2017-02-13 15:21 

Reuters

Commentary: North Korea gives Donald Trump a nuclear crisis from hell... +

By Peter Apps George W. Bush invaded Iraq to remove its ultimately nonexistent weapons of mass destruction. Barack Obama used cyber...

 2017-02-13 03:40 

Inquisitr

Clinton Is Running Again And I Can Prove It Claims Former Bush Speechwriter... +

“Here’s the proof,” leads Matt Latimer, former speechwriter for George W. Bush, presenting his arguments for the claim that Hillary Clinton will be running for the presidency again in 2020. “ this is just a statement of simple fac...

 2017-02-12 23:59 

Radio Times

Mel Brooks: Im not afraid of Trump... +

The veteran actor, comedian and film-maker is more worried about the voices whispering in the US Presidents ear ...

 2017-02-12 03:07 

The Daily Caller

There's An Alt-Left, And It's Trying To Make America Ungovernable [VIDEO]... +

President Donald Trumps White House staff may be longing for the random acts of vandalism committed against the early George W. Bush team by the Clinton White...

 2017-02-11 23:53 

The Union Leader

[ NH ]

Justice Department delivers Senate Torture Report to federal court... +

The Trump administration said it delivered to a federal court vault a Justice Department copy of the Senate Torture Report on the CIA's secret prison network during the George W. Bush administration....

 2017-02-11 18:31 

WMUR

[ NH ]

FEC commissioner to Trump: Show evidence of astonishing NH voter fraud scheme... +

A Federal Election Commissioner who was appointed by Republican President George W. Bush is calling on President Donald Trump to produce evidence of his claim that voter fraud in New Hampshire cost him and Sen. Kelly Ayotte November election victories in ...

 2017-02-11 11:26 

KUOW

[ Seattle ]

Unlike Bush, Trump Invokes Terror Threat And Gets Pushback, Not Deference... +

When President George W. Bush overhauled immigration rules after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, he received broad public support, bipartisan backing in...

 2017-02-11 11:26 

WSHU

Unlike Bush, Trump Invokes Terror Threat And Gets Pushback, Not Deference... +

When President George W. Bush overhauled immigration rules after the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, he received broad public support, bipartisan backing in Congress and a cooperative judiciary. The U.S. was a country genuinely fearful of more terrorism. Contr...

 2017-02-10 22:17 

Breitbart.com

Eliott Abrams Dropped from List of Deputy SecState Candidates... +

Eliott Abrams, who was deputy national security adviser in the George W. Bush administration, has been removed from the list of candidates for Deputy Secretary of State....

 2017-02-10 20:30 

The Independent

Donald Trump's Nordstrom attack called 'reprehensible' by George W Bush's most senior ethics lawyer... +

Donald Trumps attack on a department store chain which dropped his daughter Ivankas clothing line has been called reprehensible by former President George W Bushs most senior ethics lawyer. Richard Painter said the US leader was using his position to inti...

 2017-02-10 20:23 

Chicago Tribune

Toby Keith Naperville Ribfest performance gains national attention after Fox News story... +

The Naperville Exchange Club's decision to book Toby Keith for Naperville Ribfest's opening night gained national attention Friday, the same day tickets went on sale for the country singer's July 3 show. After the Exchange Club announced Keith's performan...

 2017-02-10 18:10 

CNN

[ Politics ]

Trump nixes Elliott Abrams for State Department job... +

Elliott Abrams, who served Presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush, will not get the No. 2 job at the State Department, three Republican sources told CNN....

 2017-02-10 17:14 

Mediaite

Gallup Poll Says Just 29% of Americans Think Trump is Respected by World Leaders... +

In 2001, George W. Bush, just a few weeks removed from an inaugural parade where his limousine was egged, did much better than Trump, with 49% of respondents feeling he's respected....

 2017-02-10 11:32 

Radio Australia

Can Donald Trump control the courts?... +

The courts are one of the most difficult institutions for a President of the United States to change, but Donald Trump does have some opportunities to do so, according to David Frum, a former speechwriter for George W Bush....

 2017-02-10 11:32 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Can Donald Trump control the courts?... +

The courts are one of the most difficult institutions for a President of the United States to change, but Donald Trump does have some opportunities to do so, according to David Frum, a former speechwriter for George W Bush....

 2017-02-10 10:00 

Las Vegas Sun

Trump has road map for rough path ahead... +

Donald Trump is the fifth person to lose the popular vote but win the presidency. John Quincy Adams preceded Hayes in that distinction, followed by Benjamin Harrison and George W. Bush. None of Trumps predecessors is regarded as a particularly successful ...

 2017-02-10 09:45 

KyivPost.com

The Economist: Donald Trump seeks a grand bargain with Vladimir Putin... +

George W. Bush looked into Vladimir Putins eyes and thought he saw his soul. He was wrong. Barack Obama attempted to reset relations with Russia, but by the end of his term in office Russia had annexed Crimea, stirred up conflict elsewhere in Ukraine and ...

 2017-02-09 17:39 

MSNBC

Trump intimidating Nordstrom is ...... +

Richard Painter, who served as chief ethics lawyer under George W. Bush, tells NBCS Andrea Mitchell that Trump cannot use the White House to promote Ivankas products....

 2017-02-09 17:39 

MSNBC

Trump intimidating Nordstrom is ...... +

Richard Painter, who served as chief ethics lawyer under George W. Bush, tells NBCS Andrea Mitchell that Trump cannot use the White House to promote Ivankas products....

 2017-02-08 21:33 

The Daily Beast

White House’s War on Nordstrom Is So Unhip, Ethics Experts Say... +

This is misuse of public office for private gains, Richard Painter, the former chief ethics lawyer for President George W. Bush, told The Daily Beast. ...

 2017-02-08 14:14 

New York Magazine

Don’t Forget George W. Bush Had Authoritarian Tendencies, Too... +

After 9/11, Bush claimed imperial powers. The same forces that reined him in --- including an energized opposition --- may be needed soon....

 2017-02-08 09:57 

The Independent

George W Bush's senior adviser says Donald Trump as mentally unhealthy... +

A former senior advisor to George W Bush has cast doubt on Donald Trump suitability to be Ppesident. Eliot Cohen, a senior State Department official under Mr Bush and a member of his National Security Council, said of the Trump administration this week th...

 2017-02-08 06:42 

Business Insider

Why booming consumer confidence could lead to fewer, not more, rate hikes from the Fed... +

Confidence is at its highest point since George W Bush was president and 9/11 hit the nation....

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