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Jeb Bush uses his dad’s summer home as a campaign spot

blogs.reuters.com — Republican presidential aspirant Jeb Bush may leave his last name out of his campaign slogan, but his ties to the Bush dynasty are very much alive in his campaign. This week, Jeb is staying at his dad, President George H.W. Bush's, summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine, known as Walker's Point.

Donald Trump says some of his comments about Mexico distorted

reuters.com — Since his June 16 announcement speech of his candidacy, in which he vented about illegal immigrants, Trump has seen a steady flow of business away from him. Univision declared it would not broadcast the Miss USA pageant, and NBC, Macy's, Serta and NASCAR cut ties with him.

Clinton and Bush are to appear on same stage, but don’t get too excited

blogs.reuters.com — The Clinton and Bush political dynasties will come face to face next week in Dallas. But it won't be Hillary and Jeb. Former President George W. Bush and former President Bill Clinton will appear together at the George W. Bush Presidential Center for a talk next Thursday with graduates of a presidential leadership scholars program.

Jeb Bush raises questions about Obama’s Iran negotiations

blogs.reuters.com — Jeb Bush is skeptical about U.S.-led negotiations with Iran over its nuclear program. In a column written for Townhall.com, the 2016 Republican presidential candidate says a flawed Iran deal could be "the legacy of the Obama-Clinton-Kerry foreign policy," and if so, "it will be a dangerous one for the next president to repair."

UPDATE 2-U.S. candidate Jeb Bush releases 33 years of tax returns in show of transparency

reuters.com — By Steve Holland, Linda Stern and Emily Flitter WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, June 30 (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush released 33 years of tax records on Tuesday that traced his path to a net worth of between $19 million and $22 million, in a show of transparency that will pressure Democrat Hillary Clinton and his Republican rivals to open their financial books.

Candidate Jeb Bush releases 33 years of tax returns in show of transparency

reuters.com — Bush's income has soared since he left the Florida governor's office in 2007, the records showed. His annual income was $260,580 in 2006, his last year as governor. Tracking steadily higher through the financial crisis and deep recession, Bush's income was nearly $7.4 million in 2013.

UPDATE 1-Candidate Jeb Bush bares 33 years of tax returns in show of transparency

reuters.com — By Steve Holland and Linda Stern WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, June 30 (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush released 33 years of tax records on Tuesday showing that his net worth of between $19 million and $22 million has been amassed largely through investments and speaking fees that have been as high as $75,000 per engagement.

Jeb Bush releasing 33 years of tax records in show of transparency

edmontonsun.com — Republican Jeb Bush planned to release 33 years of tax records on Tuesday in what was believed to be the most ever made public by a presidential candidate.

Jeb Bush releasing 33 years of tax records in show of transparency

dailymail.co.uk — WASHINGTON, June 30 (Reuters) - Republican Jeb Bush planned to release 33 years of tax records on Tuesday in what was believed to be the most ever made public by a presidential candidate. Bush, a former Florida governor, is attempting to demonstrate that he is more transparent than his rivals for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and distinguish himself from Democrat Hillary Clinton.

Jeb Bush releasing 33 years of tax records in show of transparency

reuters.com — Bush, a former Florida governor, is attempting to demonstrate that he is more transparent than his rivals for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination and distinguish himself from Democrat Hillary Clinton. The tax records are expected to cover nearly all of his business career. Bush has been involved in commercial real estate in Miami for years.
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