Jeb Bush congratulates Biden as he takes a swipe at former rival Trump by saying he has solely prayed for the U.S. president for ‘most of my grownup life’
- Jeb Bush was among the many first Republicans to congratulate Biden on Saturday
- ‘Many are relying on you to paved the way’ he stated of Biden
- But he additionally appeared to take a swipe at his former rival Trump
- He claimed he ‘prayed for our President most of my grownup life’
- It prompt he could have taken a break over the previous 4 years
- Bush and Trump clashed throughout the 2016 Republican primaries and senior figures within the Bush household are stated to have refused to vote for the president
But Bush, Trump’s former rival for the 2016 Republican nomination, additionally appeared to take a swipe the president as he stated that he ‘prayed for our President most of my grownup life’ suggesting he could have taken a break over the previous 4 years.
‘Congratulations to President-elect Biden,’ Bush 67, wrote on Twitter.
‘I’ve prayed for our President most of my grownup life. I will likely be praying for you and your success.
Jeb Bush and Donald Trump debating within the Republican main debates in 2016. On Saturday, Jeb congratulated Trump’s rival Joe Biden on defeating him within the election
‘Now could be the time to heal deep wounds. Many are relying on you to paved the way,’ he added.
Bush has remained quiet all through Trump’s presidency after the fact TV star ended his try and proceed on the household’s political dynasty, stealing the nomination away in 2016 with ease.
Trump repeatedly belittled Bush as ‘Low Vitality Jeb’ throughout the marketing campaign and Bush later berated his rival’s lack of ‘temperament or power of character’.
Jeb suspended his marketing campaign in February 2016 after Trump took large wins early on within the primaries.
Trump has feuded with the Bush clan on quite a few events since he entered the 2016 presidential race.
The president didn’t attend Barbara Bush’s funeral in 2018, though he did go to George H.W. Bush’s funeral later that yr.
Earlier this yr, he criticized George W. Bush for being ‘nowhere to be discovered’ throughout the impeachment course of in opposition to him.
It was reported that George W. Bush wouldn’t vote to reelect the president this yr, though the 43rd president’s spokesman performed the rumors down.
He’s alleged to have voted ‘not one of the above’ within the 2016 election.
The elder George Bush – who died in 2018 – voted for Hillary Clinton 4 years in the past, in accordance with the creator of a guide in regards to the two Presidents Bush.
Jeb Bush brazenly admitted that he couldn’t help Trump in 2016, saying he wouldn’t vote for both Trump or Clinton.
Trump repeatedly belittled Bush as ‘Low Vitality Jeb’ throughout the 2016 Republican main marketing campaign and Bush later berated his rival’s lack of ‘temperament or power of character’
Trump did later win the help of some members of the Bush household, nonetheless.
The household’s youngest political inheritor George P. Bush, 44, backed him for re-election in June, which Trump declared a ‘nice honor’.
George P., who’s Jeb’s son, claimed that Trump was the ‘solely factor standing between America and socialism’.
The grandson of former President George W. Bush is the one member of the family who nonetheless holds public workplace.
He took workplace as Texas land commissioner in 2015 and has generally been the topic of hypothesis about working for greater workplace.
George P. beforehand endorsed Trump in 2016 regardless of Jeb Bush’s main defeat, telling voters to ‘be sure that we cease Hillary Clinton’.
In his re-election marketing campaign for land commissioner in 2018 he obtained an endorsement from the president’s son, Donald Trump Jr.
One other grandson, Pierce Bush, launched a Texas congressional marketing campaign in December however was defeated within the primaries earlier this yr.