Friday, November 6, 2015

2015-11-06 US: Bush v Bush v Bush

2015-11-06 US: Bush v Bush v Bush
WASHINGTON — Former President George Bush’s unusually sharp indictment of his son’s presidential advisers touched off a round of recriminations on Thursday that exposed rifts within America’s leading political dynasty and complicated its efforts to recapture the White House.
Mr. Bush’s assertion in a new biography that Vice President Dick Cheney and Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld undercut George W. Bush’s presidency rattled the extended Bush political world, and forced the second Bush son now seeking the presidency, Jeb, to straddle an awkward line between family and politics.
Assertions in a new biography of the 41st president have exposed rifts in the Bush political dynasty. They have also complicated the efforts of another Bush, Jeb, to…|By PETER BAKER

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