- Former President George H.W. Bush says he is not too excited about "blowhard" President Trump and confirmed in a new book that he voted for Hillary Clinton. "I don't know much about him, but I know he's a blowhard".
"I don't know much about him, but I know he's a blowhard".
He also made comments last month expressing his disappointment at the current political climate, in remarks which many deemed to be an attack on Mr Trump.
The historian told the network that when Trump claimed he was his own adviser, George W Bush had said, "Wow, this guy doesn't know what it means to be president".
The new book, by author Mark K. Undegrove, consists mostly of interviews looking back at the Republican Party over the past few decades and explores the connection between the elder Bush and his son, former President George W. Bush.
While President Trump has not been a favorite in the Bush households, the former father and son presidents' dislike of their successor is now quite clear.
And both worry that Trump has blown up a Republican Party that they spent two lifetimes building, a party that was once committed to removing boundaries to trade and immigration, promoting democracy and civil society and asserting a robust USA leadership role in the world.
However, at one point during the 2016 presidential campaign, the younger Mr.
The book is titled The Last Republicans and in it, Updegrove takes a look at what is now seen as the bygone era of the GOP establishment.
But in the new book, George Bush Sr confirmed that he voted for the rival party's candidate in Hillary Clinton.
Neither of the former Republican Presidents voted for Trump..
A new book on the two Bushes who served in the White House provides a glance at their apprehension over Trump's rise to power and what it means for the country.
Trump, who doesn't like them either and shares a complicated relationship with all the living former presidents, will have something to say about it soon enough, given how he prides in his ability to counter-punch.
"The Last Republicans" is set to be released on November 14. "George Bush grew up thinking about the greater good". "I do think he was different", she said.
"You can either exploit the anger, incite it, or you can come up with ideas to deal with it", the 43rd president said, explaining that Trump never had real solutions.