George W. Bush May Step Up Campaign Involvement

Right to Rise targets Kasich in its latest TV ad.

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Ally Mutnick
Jan. 22, 2016, 9:29 a.m.

Former Pres­id­ent George W. Bush (R) may ree­m­erge to help the strug­gling cam­paign of his broth­er, former Flor­ida Gov. Jeb Bush (R). Ac­cord­ing to someone present on a con­fer­ence call with alumni from the cam­paigns of the can­did­ate’s fath­er and broth­er, Bush’s sis­ter Dorothy Bush Koch said: “I wouldn’t be sur­prised if we see 43 on the trail in South Car­o­lina”. (New York Times

Mean­while, Bush’s moth­er, former First Lady Bar­bara Bush, re­leased a video and hand­writ­ten let­ter en­cour­aging voters to choose her son.

In the video, she says “People are go­ing to real­ize Jeb has real solu­tions. Rather than talk­ing about how pop­u­lar they are, how great they are, he’s do­ing it be­cause he sees a huge need and it’s not be­ing filled by any­body.” (CNN)

ON THE AT­TACK. Pro-Bush su­per PAC Right to Rise re­leased a new TV ad in New Hamp­shire, at­tack­ing Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) for his re­cord on ex­pand­ing on Obama­care and his sup­port for de­fense cuts. (Twit­ter

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