Washington (CNN) - Was George W. Bush's presidency a success or failure?
A new national poll suggests it depends on who's answering the question.
(CNN) - Republican Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey will attend the George W. Bush Presidential Center opening in Dallas this week, Michael Drewniak, a spokesman for the governor's office, confirmed Tuesday.
Christie will leave for Texas Wednesday afternoon to attend a dinner the night before the invitation-only dedication ceremony the next morning at Southern Methodist University.
Watch John King's interview with President Bush and former First Lady Laura Bush Wednesday on Anderson Cooper 360° at 10 p.m., only on CNN.
(CNN) - Former first couple George W. and Laura Bush said Sunday they were "elated" at the news their daughter Jenna had given birth to a girl.
"Laura and I are thrilled to announce the birth of our grandchild, Margaret Laura 'Mila' Hager," the first-time grandparents wrote in a statement, noting the new addition to the Bush family was named for her grandmothers.
(CNN) - President Barack Obama will be on hand for the opening of former President George W. Bush’s library later this month, one of the few times the two have united in person since Bush left office four years ago.
“President Obama and the First Lady look forward to participating in the formal opening of a library that will be dedicated to a President who led our country in difficult times at home and abroad,” said White House Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest Wednesday. “It’s difficult to fully comprehend what it’s like to serve as President of the United States unless you’ve done it – and President Obama has developed a good relationship with both President George W. Bush and President George H.W. Bush.”
(CNN) – As if we needed further proof that being leader of the free world is a cushy gig, a new report shows that the perks keep rolling in long after a commander-in-chief leaves office.
According to the Congressional Research Service, taxpayers forked over $3.7 million last year to pay for the four remaining presidents: Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. And that number doesn't include the additional money we spend on their lifetime of Secret Service.FULL STORY
(CNN) – Landscapes, dogs, and the classic fruit-in-a-bowl are among a list of newly released paintings, created by former President George W. Bush. The paintings were taken from the Bush family's hacked email accounts.
The Bush's released a painting of the family dog Barney, and as it turns out the former first dog is not the only four-legged muse for the former president.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) – Jeb Bush has been doing something he's never really done before: talking publicly about running for president.
As he does the television interview circuit this week around the release of a new book, "Immigration Wars: Forging an American Solution," the former Florida governor and son and brother of former presidents is openly discussing his thinking on a run for the White House in 2016.FULL STORY
Washington (CNN) – After leaving office, President George H.W. Bush certainly had opinions about the challenges facing the nation and the politics that affected the public's perception of the White House. As a father, Bush kept his thoughts in check even when he believed the attacks were overtly personal and painted his son, President George W. Bush, in a wrong light.
"I am really down about the way the President has been attacked," Bush writes in a 2005 letter to journalist and long-time friend Hugh Sidey about the criticism directed at his son for the government's response to Hurricane Katrina. "Over and over again the networks attack him. First for being late in moving. Then for over flying Louisiana on the way back to Washington. Then on the snail like pace of relief."
(CNN) – As the Supreme Court gets ready to hear cases on same-sex marriage next month, dozens of high-profile Republicans have signed onto a brief in a show of support for gay couples to legally wed.
The amicus or “friend of the court” legal brief, first reported by the New York Times, includes signatures by close advisers to former President George W. Bush as well as former governors and two members of Congress.