It was a pretty spectacular snub by the late Sen. John McCain to not only request that the nation’s sitting president be excluded from McCain’s funeral services at Washington National Cathedral on Saturday, but also to ask former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama to deliver the eulogies.
John McCain is dead, which means there will be a funeral—one last chance for a parade of DC insiders and bad men to mythologize the late senator.
Is each successive generation of Jeb Bush’s line doomed to be even lamer than the last? Is Jeb the dominant gene? Does Jeb-ness only get more compounded over the ages, perhaps like a Baltic herring that is buried in a can so that it ferments in its own rotting brine for months?
United States Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell officially entered that role less than a month ago, but it seems that he’s already worn out his welcome.
Facebook has announced that it’s teaming up with the Atlantic Council, a foreign policy think tank funded by NATO member states and their allies, energy companies, and weapons contractors to “monitoring for misinformation and foreign interference” during elections.
Anyone who tells you that they remember the administration of George W. Bush fondly compared to our current president—Nancy Pelosi included—is overlooking, well, pretty much everything about the Bush administration. Former vice president Dick Cheney played a very big role in the horrors of the Bush years, and you will…
Richard Painter, a long time Republican and ethics lawyer in the George W. Bush administration, has filed to run for Senate in Minnesota as a Democrat, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported on Sunday.
The writer and English professor who found herself in a whirlwind of controversy when she tweeted that recently deceased First Lady Barbara Bush was “an amazing racist” who “raised a war criminal” won’t be punished by California State University at Fresno, the campus preasident said on Tuesday.
A new Gallup poll says that roughly the same number of people believe Donald Trump deserves re-election right now as those who believed Barack Obama deserved re-election in 2010, and Bill Clinton deserved re-election in 1994.
Thankfully, Donald Trump stayed far away from former first lady Barbara Bush’s funeral services in Texas on Saturday, which were attended by four former presidents and Trump’s rival in the 2016 election, Hillary Clinton.
Former First Lady Barbara Bush, the wife of 41st President George H.W. Bush and mother of 43rd President George W. Bush, has died at the age of 92, her family said in a statement.
President Trump on Friday officially pardoned Scooter Libby, Dick Cheney’s former chief of staff, who was convicted in 2007 in connection with the leaking of CIA operative Valerie Plame’s identity after her husband publicly contradicted one of the Bush administration’s key arguments for invading Iraq.
Jeb Bush hasn’t said much since his tearful goodbye in South Carolina two Februarys ago, but at a talk at Yale on Tuesday sponsored by the William F. Buckley Jr. Program (of course it was), Jeb assured everyone that he’s extremely not mad about not being president, and in fact, he is laughing about it, because it’s…
This past Saturday, Pierce Bush, grandson of George H. W. Bush and nephew of George W. Bush, a war criminal who paints dogs and people now, married his fiancé, Sarahbeth Melton. The wedding took place at Garden of the Gods in Colorado, an objectively beautiful place for a wedding or for when you have family in town…
It’s been 15 years since President George W. Bush told the public in a nighttime address that the United States had begun a massive invasion of Iraq. That would seem to be plenty of time for a country that was led into war under false pretenses to reconsider a foreign policy disaster that killed hundreds of thousands…
Fifteen years ago today, at approximately 10:15 PM ET, President George W. Bush announced the start of military action in the massive crime known as Operation Iraqi Freedom in a five-minute address to the nation.
Do you remember George W. Bush? President for eight years, oversaw the destruction of two countries, was a big fan of baseball and also the expansion of the surveillance state? Loves to paint dogs.
“My duty, and the sacred duty of every elected official in this chamber, is to defend Americans,” President Trump said Tuesday during his State of the Union address, to steady applause from Republicans in attendance. “To protect their safety, their families, their communities, and their right to the American Dream.…
There’s been an attack on American soil, people are looking for a strong leader to assuage their fears and promise to kill the bad guys, and the president is responding by threatening to curtail civil liberties and sign on to xenophobic policies. Sound familiar?