George HW Bush will ‘vote’ for Hillary Clinton

Kennedy's daughter posted a picture of her on Facebook shaking Bush senior's hand with the caption: "The president told me he is voting for Hillary!!"

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 20, 2016 8:48 pm
Former US president George W Bush said he and his father George H W Bush believe his brother Jeb Bush should run for president. Former US president George W Bush said he and his father George H W Bush believe his brother Jeb Bush should run for president.

Robert Francis Kennedy’s daughter Kathleen Kennedy Townsend on Tuesday claimed that former United State president George HW Bush will be voting for Democratic Party nominee Hillary Clinton in the upcoming presidential elections. Kathleen posted a picture of her shaking Bush senior’s hand with the caption: “The president told me he is voting for Hillary!!”

bush CNN accessed the private post and shared a screenshot of the Facebook post.

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Bush’s spokesperson, however, did not confirm or deny Katheen’s claim. “The vote President Bush will cast as a private citizen in some 50 days will be just that: a private vote cast in some 50 days,” Jim McGrath told CNN. “He is not commenting on the presidential race in the interim.”

Bush’s younger son Jeb Bush ruled out extending support to Clinton. In an article that appeared in Washington Post, Jeb Bush wrote: “I haven’t decided how I’ll vote in November — whether I’ll support the Libertarian ticket or write in a candidate.”

Several top Republican leaders have decided against voting for party nominee Donald Trump. A former US Treasury secretary, who served under Bush Jr, recently announced that he would be casting his vote for Clinton.

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    dineesh
    Sep 20, 2016 at 4:23 pm
    Let them both vote for the Chief terrorist of the USA.-Killary Kilton. Both Bushes and both Kiltons were and are terrorists and money laundering mafias.
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    George thakur
    Sep 21, 2016 at 1:37 am
    What other kind of patriotism can one expect from a world leader, if the news item is true, who wrongly accused Saddam Husain of orchestrating 9/11 and of possessing WMDs, and finally murdered him on another false pretext: "this guy tried to kill my father", and in doing so triggered the birth of IS, which now is global?!
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