This Old Video of Reagan and Bush Talking About Immigration Is Making People Wonder WTF Happened to the Republican Party
During a debate in the 1980 presidential primaries, candidates George H.W. Bush and Ronald Reagan were asked a question about Mexican immigrants - and their answer might surprise you.
We've grown accustomed to the Trump campaign's rallying cry of "Build that wall!" However, the GOP of the 80s had a very different answer to the issue of undocumented immigrants in the United States. An audience member in Texas asked whether the candidates felt that the children of illegal aliens should be allowed to attend public schools for free or if their parents should have to pay for them.
The Secret Service Just Signed Off From Protecting President George H. W. Bush With a Simple Powerful Tweet, and People Are Getting Emotional
In a time of sorrow, sometimes the simple gestures can be the most touching.
Such is the case for the United States Secret Service's tribute to the man they protected for almost 40 years. On Friday, the Secret Service posted a simple memo to Twitter.
Despite the Bush Family's Promise, Speeches at George H. W. Bush's Funeral Seemed Really Anti-Trump, and Stephen Colbert Just Explained Why
The family of former President George H.W. Bush went out of their way to provide a warm welcome to President Donald and First Lady Melania Trump at their family patriarch's memorial and funeral. President George W. and First Lady Laura Bush greeted the Trumps at Blair House Tuesday and as they entered the National Cathedral on Wednesday for his father's funeral services.
Donald Trump Is Getting Dragged For Using an 8 Car Motorcade to Go Across the Street to Meet With the Bush Family
As is standard custom for state funerals, the family of former President George H.W. Bush stayed at the Blair House—also known as the President's Guest House—in Washington D.C. while the family patriarch lies in state at the Capitol Rotunda. The Blair House is made up of four separate homes combined into one large guest accomodation for visiting dignitaries.
The Blair house sits kitty corner across the street from the White House, which prompted the United States government to purchase the four houses—Blair House, Lee House, Peter Parker House, and 704 Jackson Place—beginning in 1942 and merge them into one facility in the 1980s.
Laura Ingraham Tried to Go After Nicole Wallace for Slamming Trump During George H. W. Bush Coverage, and It Did Not End Well
During MSNBC commentary on the procession of the casket of former President George H.W. Bush to the Capitol Building, Republican pundit Nicole Wallace stated:
"I think what everyone’s getting at is that under Donald Trump, the office of the presidency has been debased in a way that is unimaginable for people who served, every past president…"
"I think what’s lost in this moment is our reverence and our dependence and the way we need and rely upon the elegance and the traditions of the presidency."
But Fox News host Laura Ingraham called foul on Wallace's assessment. In a since deleted series of tweets, Ingraham quoted Wallace and referred to her commentary as "sniping":
Donald Trump Is Getting Dragged for a Video He Posted of Himself and Melania Paying Their Respects to George H. W. Bush, and It's Classic Trump
President George H. W. Bush lies in state at the Capitol Rotunda to allow people to pay their respects before his state funeral on Wednesday at the National Cathedral. On Monday, President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump visited.
Afterward, Trump took to Twitter to post a video in tribute to "41," in reference to Bush's place as the 41st President. However, the video drew more ire than accolades.
Stephen King Just Invoked George H. W. Bush In a Savage Takedown of Donald Trump, and People Couldn't Agree More
Upon hearing of the death of the 41st President, George H. W. Bush, Maine native son and author Stephen King took to Twitter. But rather than memorialize the sometimes Maine resident—the Bush family owns a summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine—King reflected on how standards for some United States voters changed since Bush ran for reelection in 1992.