Obama should probe Bush, others over CIA torture: rights group

Dec 4, 2015

Obama should probe Bush, others over CIA torture: rights group

U.S. President Barack Obama must investigate his predecessor, George W. Bush, and allies over the CIA’s torture of terrorism, suspects, or else stand complicit in a government “cover-up,” Human Rights Watch said Tuesday. In a scathing report, the international rights group decried the lack ...

Bush-Trump tit-for-tat over 9/11 blame continues

Oct 19, 2015

Bush-Trump tit-for-tat over 9/11 blame continues

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush transitioned from defense to offense on Sunday after criticism from rival Donald Trump that his brother, former President George W. Bush, carried some blame for the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Trump, the flamboyant front-runner in the 15-candidate Republican field, ...

Jeb Bush won't rule out use of torture by government

Aug 14, 2015

Jeb Bush won't rule out use of torture by government

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush on Thursday declined to rule out resuming the use of torture under some circumstances by the U.S. government. The former Florida governor said that in general, he believes torture is inappropriate, and that he was glad his brother, former ...

Cruz's new book sparks squabble over elder Bush

Jun 30, 2015

Cruz's new book sparks squabble over elder Bush

Though it’s not even out yet, conservative firebrand and Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz’s new book is already irking at least one key member of the GOP establishment: Karl Rove. The veteran Republican strategist is denying Cruz’s assertion in his forthcoming book that Rove ...