Jeb Bush says he would have authorized Iraq invasion

May 11, 2015

Jeb Bush says he would have authorized Iraq invasion

Presumed Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush said Sunday that he would have authorized the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, though he acknowledged mistakes made after strongman Saddam Hussein’s downfall. Bush, the son and brother of two former presidents, pointed out that Democratic front-runner Hillary ...

Apr 19, 2015

Republican hopefuls bicker over America's role in world

Republican presidential hopefuls clashed over foreign policy at a conference Saturday in New Hampshire, a small Northeastern state that plays an outsized role in the presidential nominating process. Sen. Rand Paul, a first-term senator from Kentucky, lashed out at military hawks in the Republican ...

Republican Sen. Rubio throws hat in ring

Apr 14, 2015

Republican Sen. Rubio throws hat in ring

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio launched his presidential campaign Monday at a rally in Miami, calling for a new era of American leadership that is not “stuck in the 20th century.” The conservative 43-year-old first-term lawmaker, son to poor immigrants from Cuba, presented the 2016 ...

Jeb Bush foreign policy team too familiar?

Feb 19, 2015

Jeb Bush foreign policy team too familiar?

Republican presidential contender Jeb Bush has drawn heavily from the administrations of his brother and father in picking his nascent team of foreign policy advisers, a choice that may undercut his assertion that he is his “own man” on international affairs. Former officials and ...