In fact, he attacked his fellow former president in a statement released on Monday in which he said the 43rd president “should not lecture anyone”.
Although Bush did draw a parallel between foreign and domestic extremists in Saturday’s speech, he did not explicitly mention the January 6 riot at the United States Capitol by supporters of Trump or Trump himself.
Yet Trump took it as a personal attack. So he fired back, pointing out that Bush is responsible “for us. in the quicksand of the Middle East (and then not win!) “
Trump then attacked Bush for lecturing that “the terrorists on the ‘right’ are a bigger problem than those from foreign countries who hate America, and who are flocking to our country right now.”
“If so, why was he willing to spend billions of dollars and be responsible for the deaths of maybe millions of people? He shouldn’t be lecturing us about anything.
In his screed, Trump pointed out that the World Trade Center “fell” when Bush was president and accused his fellow Republican of leading “a failed and irrelevant presidency.”
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