George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009. Before that, he was the 46th Governor of Texas, serving from 1995 to 2000. Bush is the eldest son of President George H. W. Bush, who served as the 41st President, and Barbara Bush, making him one of only two American presidents to be the son of a preceding president, after John Quincy Adams. He is also the brother of Jeb Bush, former Governor of Florida. After graduating from Yale University in 1968 and Harvard Business School in 1975, Bush worked in oil businesses. He married Laura Welch in 1977 and ran unsuccessfully for the House of Representatives shortly thereafter. He later co-owned the Texas Rangers baseball team before defeating Ann ...
US citizen Anthony Keyter has written a letter to Russian Ambassador to the UN Vitaly Churkin asking him for help bringing former US president George W. Bush before the International Criminal Court for crimes against humanity, Lenta.ru reports. Churkin is currently the chairman of the UN Security Council. Keyter brought a case against the former US president, as well as former attorney general Alberto Gonzalez and former CIA director Robert Mueller, in the ICC previously, but the case was rejected because the United States does not recognize the court.Keyter holds that the methods used to ...
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Senior members of the Bush administration who approved the use of waterboarding and other harsh interrogation measures could face prosecution, President Obama disclosed today .He said the use of torture reflected America "losing our moral bearings".He said his attorney general, Eric Holder, was conducting an investigation and the decision rested with him. Obama last week ruled out prosecution of CIA agents who carried out the interrogation of suspected al-Qaida members at Guantánamo and secret prisons around the world.
The revelation will enrage senior Bush administration figures such ...
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Many in the media appear to concur. Judging by the way our economic crisis has played out in the media, it’s as if Obama was the guy running the country into the ground for the past eight years, instead of the one trying to fix it for fewer than the past 90 days.
Bush administration originally decided to bail out the four largest banks in America, AIG, and the automobile industry well before Obama won the election. And never mind, more importantly, that it was the Bush’s administration’s policy and ideological principles, favoring deregulation at any cost, that rested at the ...
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With Grandchild and Library, a New Chapter for Bush
George W. Bush has stayed out of the spotlight since leaving the White House, but he recently welcomed his first grandchild and, next week, he will dedicate his expansive presidential center.
J. David Kuo, Who Split From Bush Faith Effort, Dies at 44
Mr. Kuo was instrumental in implementing President George W. Bush’s promise to link religious groups with the delivery of social services but later became a critic.
J. David Kuo, 44; Disowned Bush Faith Effort
WASHINGTON — J. David Kuo, an evangelical Christian who was a leader in President George W. Bush ’s faith initiative but who later became a critic of it, died on Friday. He was 44.
Mr. Kuo’s wife, Kimberly, said the cause was brain cancer, which was diagnosed 10 years ago.
Bush Welcomes Grandchild and Prepares to Dedicate Presidential Library
Over the weekend, George W. Bush welcomed his first grandchild into the world. And next week he will welcome the arrival of his other baby, a 226,565-square-foot presidential center.