Jeb Bush to Donald Trump: I’m ‘flattered’ that you stole my tax plan

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) suggested on Tuesday that presidential rival Donald Trump had ripped off his tax-policy ideas. “Finally saw Donald’s ‘tax plan.’ Looks familiar! I’m flattered,” Bush wrote on Twitter. “But he should’ve stuck with growth & fiscal responsibility.” Bush campaign spokesman Tim Miller further suggested that Trump might also crib from the former governor’s energy-reform plan, […]

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Jeb Bush vows to come out swinging in next U.S. Republican debate

Autographing photos of himself on the campaign trail, U.S. Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush held up one that showed him heavier by 40 pounds (18 kilograms) and another of the slimmed-down campaign model. “That’s a low-energy picture,” Bush, 62, chuckled after the portly version was thrust into his hands in Salem, New Hampshire, site of a town hall event. “This […]

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Jeb Bush Would Save $773,000 Under His New Tax Plan

The aggressive tax-cutting proposal former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush outlined this week would eliminate all federal income taxes on families making $38,600 or less, and another 42 million families would see their bills on Tax Day cut by one-third. Another winner in the Republican White House hopeful’s plan? Bush himself. Economists at the liberal Center for American Progress Action Fund […]

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Former House Leader Eric Cantor Endorses Jeb Bush for Republican Nomination

“America needs a President that can re-energize our nation and recapture our greatness” Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor endorsed Jeb Bush Thursday, spurning several rivals who were aggressively courting the former GOP number two. Cantor, who left Congress last year after a shocking loss in a primary to conservative upstart David Brat, will become co-chair of Bush’s campaign in […]

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Jeb Bush: NSA Needs Broader Powers to Combat ‘Evildoers’

Bush said there is “no evidence” NSA data collection violated civil liberties ATLANTA — Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said Tuesday that the government should have broad surveillance powers of Americans and private technology firms should cooperate better with intelligence agencies to help combat “evildoers.” At a national security forum in the early voting state of South Carolina, Bush put […]

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Hillary Clinton Fires Back at Jeb Bush on Iraq Withdrawal

“He expects the American people to have a collective case of amnesia” Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fired back at former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s claim this week that she and President Barack Obama bear responsibility for the continued destabilization of Iraq after U.S. troops left in 2011. Speaking at a town hall in Dubuque, Iowa, the Democratic presidential […]

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Jeb Bush Is Not the Only 2016 Candidate Open to Torture

Their position boils down to: Just trust us Correction appended Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s statement Thursday that he would not rule out resuming the use of enhanced interrogation techniques was as interesting for what he said as what he didn’t. The Republican presidential candidate told a group of Iowa Republicans that he wasn’t sure whether he’d repeal an executive […]

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