Jeb Bush Booed By Conservatives At New Hampshire Freedom Summit…
Jeb Bush is trying to make the rounds to get people interested in him possibly for a rumored run for President 2016. The good news is he’s already drawing boos from the crowd and it’s only 2014.
Via The Hill:
A mention of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R), a potential 2016 presidential contender, brought boos from a conservative crowd in New Hampshire on Saturday.
Speaking at the New Hampshire Freedom Summit, a gathering of conservative activists and figures organized by Americans for Prosperity and Citizens United, billionaire Donald Trump said Bush’s recent comments on immigrants coming to the U.S. as an “act of love” were “out there.”
“You know, I heard Jeb Bush the other day,” he said, with quiet boos and angry murmurs erupting from the crowd at the mention of Bush’s name.
“And he was talking about people that come into this country illegally, they do it for love,” he continued, with the boos growing louder.
Trump added, to laughter from the crowd: “And I said, say it again I didn’t get – that’s one I’ve never heard before…I understand what he’s saying, but, you know, it’s out there.”
Bush drew considerable conservative backlash when he made the comments in a recent interview, but defended them at a Connecticut Republican Party dinner on Thursday, where he further urged “sensitivity to the immigrant experience.”
To be honest, will America really vote in another out-of-touch President? I just shake my head at the prospect.