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# George Bush

Last year
# freudian slip
George Bush gaffe sees him condemn the 'wholly unjustified and brutal war in Iraq'
“I mean Ukraine.”
All time
Show of unity in divided Washington at state funeral of George HW Bush
An Irish tenor sang at Washington National Cathedral today.
# former presidents
Obama and Bush both take aim at 'bigotry' of Trump era
“Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication,” George W Bush said.
# Charlottesville
Both Bush presidents condemn racial bigotry after Trump's 'both sides' statement
President Donald Trump disbanded two business councils after CEOs began resigning from them.
# with you whatever
Tony Blair was 'not straight with the nation' says head of inquiry into Iraq war
Sir John Chilcot told the BBC that Blair based his evidence to the inquiry on beliefs rather than facts.
# Keeping it in the Family
President Bush is writing a biography of his dad, President Bush
The book will be “heartfelt, intimate, and illuminating”. Bless.
# Art Attack
George W Bush has turned his hand to painting. Here's his portrait of Putin
Should he give up the day job?
# State Papers 1983
George H.W. Bush wanted to have a 'word in Thatcher's ear'
The then-US Vice President wanted to influence Anglo-Irish relations, but timing prevented it.
# W
George W Bush undergoes surgery to clear artery
The 67-year-old is said to be in “high spirits”.
# First Ladies
Laura Bush: George once drove into a wall after I told him his speech was no good
The former First Lady has been sharing her memories of the White House alongside Michelle Obama at a forum in Tanzania.
# Waterboarding
New report alleges Gaddafi's enemies were waterboarded by CIA
Human Rights Watch are alleging that at least one opponent of Muammar Gaddafi was waterboarded during George Bush’s presidency.
# bush
"I was famous and I was powerful" - George Bush wants to step out of the limelight
In a recent interview Bush reflected on his time in office and spoke about his struggle to regain anonymity now that he is no longer President.
# Said and done
Professionalism and George Bush's head: The week in quotes
“The last head on the left is George Bush. George Bush’s head appears in a couple of beheading scenes. It’s not a choice, it’s not a political statement. We just had to use whatever head we had around.”
# Ouch
Shoeing, pieing and 7 other things politicians have had thrown at them
Rotten tomatoes anyone?
# party politics
8 politicians kicking up their heels
Hillary Clinton isn’t the only politician who has practised the ‘work hard, play hard’ motto…
# Exclusive List
In pictures: Who joins Bertie on 'exclusive speakers' list?
Check out some of the familiar faces commanding thousands of dollars in speaking fees with the Washington Speakers Bureau.
# Transplant
Former US vice president Dick Cheney receives heart transplant
The former vice president of the United States has had a long history of heart problems and had been on the transplant list for 20 months.
# St Patrick's Day
How did the White House shamrock event first start?
In pictures: Shamrock sessions at the White House.
# Steve Jobs
FBI releases file on 'deceptive individual' Steve Jobs
Jobs would “twist the truth and distort reality”, those who knew him told FBI investigators.
# Bin Laden
Porn found at Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan
US commandos uncovered the stash of videos after bin Laden was killed. In other news, George Bush enjoys eating soufflé, and was doing so when he heard of bin Laden’s death.
# Palin
Julianne Moore to play Sarah Palin in new HBO film
Game Change to tell the story of the 2008 presidential election – but can Oscar-winner Moore follow in the footsteps of Tina Fey?
# Palestine
Palestine offered Israel "biggest ever Jerusalem" - reports
Al Jazeera obtains reports on ten years of Middle East peace negotiations, documenting the “slow death of the peace process”.