Speaking with reporters after Bush’s speech, the president and CEO of the chamber said he did not expect the protesters but understood why they showed up. The louder voices …
“He has a record, appointed more African Americans in his cabinet than any other governor, restored FAMU college of Law (a historically black university), ” Holmes said. I mean, this is kind of a tough game to be playing, to be honest with you.
“Bush is taking his risky agenda a step further today with the hopes to dismantle protections that keep consumers protected, our air clean, our water safe and our children happy and healthy”, Democratic National Committee spokeswoman Christina Freundlich said in a statement.
“I actually have high energy”, said Bush, who also made an appearance at a fundraiser for Rep. Ken Rizer, R-Cedar Rapids, later in the day at Veterans Memorial Building.
Unlike Republican rivals Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio, each of whom is the product of a traditional immigrant narrative of wholesale assimilation and striving, Bush is a complicated outlier.
“Over a 6 year period, we didn’t cultivate those relationships”, she lamented to ABC News.
“Given how strong of a contrast it was with Trump on the debate stage, it makes sense to follow-up on what was a good moment”, said Tim Miller, Bush’s campaign communications director.
He didn’t spare Republicans from criticism, saying “our party has become too focused on the status quo”. Ben Carson, adding to an already impressive list of daffy prescriptions, suggested last weekend that Muslims should be barred from the presidency despite the Constitution’s unambiguous decree that the office is not subject to a religious test.
Bush was applauded by the largely Hispanic crowd when he took a backhanded swipe at Trump, the frontrunner in the GOP presidential race, by criticizing the idea of deporting all illegal immigrants.
“I pledge to you that I will clean house”.
“Our goal is a peaceful world”, he said.
“The animal spirits of this country are being stifled by this top-down-driven regulatory system that is choking off the next generation of job creators”, he said Tuesday. “It’s not when we divide people and call people idiots”.
“We don’t need to construct a wall”.
“Here’s what I believe”. I assume there’s no 47 percent. “We need to start acting like it”.
Ever since he began considering a run late past year, Bush had mostly dealt with questions about his brother by nervously tugging his collar and skedaddling.