Thursday, August 27, 2015

No Love Lost Between the Bushes and Trump

Inside the Trump-Bush melodrama: Decades of tension and discomfort from the Washington Post
“He was trashing Jeb and, quite honestly, I don’t think he’s ever held Jeb in high regard,” said Crisafulli, a Bush supporter . . . . He’s always had a negative connotation about Jeb.”  Trump’s jeering that day was a harbinger of the taunts and derision that the 2016 GOP front-runner has directed at Bush on the campaign trail this summer. The feud between the two leading Republicans, which has escalated in recent days, is shaping up as a defining dynamic at this early stage of the race. ... One Trump associate, who requested anonymity to speak candidly, said of Trump: “He’s very smart, he’s driven and he has two goals: One, to be elected president, and two, to have Jeb not be president.”"

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