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Obama, Bush address divisions in the US under Trump
The two former presidents addressed the current political climate in individual speeches, without mentioning President Trump by name, but spoke of "discourse degraded by casual cruelty" and others trying to "demonize people who have different ideas."
The Note: Bush, Obama and Gen. Kelly try to elevate the dialogue in the era of Trump
The TAKE with Rick Klein After a week of flags and phone calls, and rather typical flare-ups in the era of Trump , some voices from the past and present sought to bring a hush to the noise . Two former presidents, from much different background and persuasions, urged a path forward that drew on the
Barack Obama and George W . Bush make rare public appearances
Both former presidents, on separate occasions and without mentioning Trump's name, spoke out about the country's current divisiveness.
Read chief of staff John Kelly's full remarks at the White House press briefing
Below are White House chief of staff John Kelly's full remarks at Oct. 19's White House press briefing. Well, thanks a lot. And it is a more serious note. So I just wanted to perhaps make more of a statement than an -- give more an explanation than a -- what amounts to be a traditional press
ANALYSIS: George W . Bush takes on Trump without even mentioning him by name
It was a wholesale takedown of Trumpism – and it didn’t even mention “Donald Trump.” Former President George W. Bush today sought to reclaim the Republican Party , along with the broader national political discourse, from the current occupant of the Oval Office. In one sweeping speech, delivered
Senate panel votes for nominee opposed by black lawmakers
The Senate Judiciary Committee has narrowly voted for the nomination of a North Carolina attorney to fill the nation's longest judicial vacancy, a move opposed by black lawmakers and some civil rights groups
Trump UN envoy: Russia's election interference is 'warfare'
President Donald Trump's chief envoy to the United Nations is describing Russian interference in the 2016 election as "warfare"
Bush blasts bigotry and white supremacy, says US politics 'vulnerable' to 'outright fabrication'
In a rare public speech today, former President George W. Bush blasted the divisive state of American politics, rejecting nativism and warning of a “crisis of confidence.” “Bigotry seems emboldened. Our politics seems more vulnerable to conspiracy theories and outright fabrication,” the president
US tourist fears he was hit in Cuba, years before diplomats
Chris Allen's mysterious illness on a private 2014 visit to Havana illustrates how profoundly damaging the Cuba mystery has been for two long-estranged neighbors that only recently sought to patch up their relationship
Uneven record of consolation by Trump for families of fallen
Some got sympathy and solace. Some got silence. One got a promise of cash. Relatives of people who died in military service have recounted varied interactions with President Donald Trump in the difficult days and weeks after the deaths of their loved ones. Despite Trump's boast that he reaches out