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Former President George W. Bush often jokes that President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA MORE's administration makes his own former White House team look "pretty good," according to a Republican source.
The former Republican president regularly knocks the current administration, a source close to the Trump administration told National Journal, unable to understand why the White House often seems to be in chaos.
"Bush is often heard to remark, unable to stifle his trademark smirk: 'Sorta makes me look pretty good, doesn't it?' " National Journal reported.
"He's shaking his head like everyone else wondering why they can't get their act together," the source added. "He wants the guy to succeed but thinks a lot of his problems are self-inflicted."
Bush 43 on Trump: "Sorta makes me look pretty good, doesn't it?" - per @nationaljournal's Tom DeFrank pic.twitter.com/X0KBDdDQdw
Bush, unlike his successor, President Obama, has largely declined to criticize the Trump administration or Trump himself. But the former Texas governor, who attended Trump's inauguration last year, was overheard by several people at the time calling Trump's swearing-in "some weird shit."Read More...