Barbara Bush does not consider himself a Republican, the blame trump for ‘heart attack’ new book says

nearvideo remembering former First Lady Barbara Bush

Former first lady Barbara Bush got candid in the last few months before her death, the blame on President Trump for your heart attack and tell you not to consider yourself as a Republican.

Bush died in April of 2018, at the age of 92, shortly after her family announced that she was in failing health. Her husband, Ex-President George H. W. Bush, died a few months in November at the age of 94 years.

According to an excerpt from the new book, “The matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American dynasty,” author Susan page of USA Today, Washington bureau chief, asked the former first lady in October 2017, when they referred to themselves as Republicans. Bush said they did. However, if Bush was asked the same question in February 2018, she had the answer.

“I would probably say, not today,” she answered.

Barbara Bush campaigns for her son Jeb Bush in New Hampshire on Feb. 4, 2016.
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Bush was reluctant to campaign for her son Jeb as he began his 2016 presidential candidacy, because she saw first-hand of her husband and other son, George W. how “brutal” the presidency and the way it could be. She said she decided to campaign for Jeb, because he was her child, and “she was terrified of Trump,” page wrote.


Jeb Bush ended, to drop out of the race after a weak performance in the South Carolina primary.

In 2016, Barbara Bush what was suffered for you called a “heart attack” and blamed the episode on the presidential campaign and Trump the constant ridicule from Jeb, during the election cycle.

However, Bush’s criticism of Trump dates back to the 1990s. Page read, the Bush ‘s days books and excerpts from Trump’s separation from his first wife Ivana.


“The trumps are a new word, both of you,” she wrote in her diary. “Trump means that greed, selfishness and ugly. So sad.”

Later, the former first lady talked about Trump’s candidacy, and the surprise on his followers.

“I don’t understand why people are for him,” she said.


Bush wrote in her diary that “there is no voice for trombone or Clinton” and write in Jeb ‘ s ended up a name on the ballot.

Before Trump won, Bush had to send a note to Bill Clinton, said, “Welcome to the First ladies of the Club” as a joke. However, she “woke up and discovered, to my horror, that Trump had won.”

A friend of Bush, sent her a “trump card-countdown-clock”, which showed how much time remained in the trump presidency. She held the gag gift on the bedside table.

After Trump won, Bush met with the newly elected President and wrote in her diary that he was “very nice.” Also they wrote letters to the first lady, Melania Trump, and second lady Karen Pence.

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