Tales from the Trail
He’s yet to make his candidacy official (wait to hear what he says on Monday), but Jeb Bush was the frontrunner in the political headlines — and on the European road — this week. Germany was his first stop, with the political scion working hard to prove his foreign policy credentials by calling Russian President Vladimir Putin a “bully” and advising Europe to act more firmly against him.
Reuters’ Wiktor Szary reports:
The United States needs to increase its military presence in central Europe, likely U.S. presidential candidate Jeb Bush said on on a visit to Poland, staking out a tough position on the need to contain Russia.
DENVER, Co., – Presiding over a two-day meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative, Bill Clinton, for the most part made only the most fleeting references to his wife’s run for the White House. Still, the former president allowed himself a couple of oblique, comic nods on Wednesday to some of the more unflattering headlines that have greeted Hillary Clinton’s campaign.
A group of New Hampshire Republicans want Fox News and national party leaders to change the first televised presidential debate in August, saying limiting it to 10 candidates “would undermine the very nature” of the primary process.