Former President George W. Bush gave a foreign policy-focused address over the weekend and criticized the decision to lift sanctions against Iran and the decision to pull troops out of Iraq.
Jeb Bush said he would not make the same mistakes as Mitt Romney during a private event in New York on Thursday, saying the 2012 Republican nominee was unable to connect with voters in a genuine way.
Gov. Jeb Bush slammed the Obama administration’s framework nuclear agreement with Iran as “very naïve” during a private event on Thursday morning, saying it would “create instability for a long, long while” and make it more difficult for the United States or Israel to take military action.
Jeb Bush is cleaning up a mess he helped create. It’s a distraction from what he’d rather be doing, which is building an “aura of inevitability” around his soon-to-be presidential campaign. He’s spent the past week distancing himself from the speech that one of his foreign policy advisers, former secretary of State James Baker, delivered to the annual meeting of J Street, the liberal fringe group that pushes tough policies against Israel.
Potential presidential contender Jeb Bush is coming under fire from the pro-Israel community ahead of his foreign policy adviser’s scheduled keynote address to a left-wing Middle East activist group on Monday night.
Fighting continues in eastern Ukraine despite a ceasefire agreement reached earlier this month by European negotiators.
While Russian-backed separatists began to pull back some heavy weapons from the front lines on Tuesday as part of the deal, Ukraine says the rebels are still initiating attacks. Ukrainian forces retreated from the strategic rail hub Debaltseve last week under an onslaught from the separatists—who were bolstered by Russian troops and advanced weaponry, Western officials said—and residents now fear that the rebels could launch further attacks on the eastern cities of Mariupol and Kharkiv.
Sen. Rand Paul (R., Ky.) has less of a chance of beating a Democrat for president in 2016 than New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, the Courier Journal reports.