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The double-edged meaning of George W. Bush and "the last Republican president"

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In May 2016, former President George H.W. Bush told Mark Updegrove, author of a forthcoming book about the two presidents Bush, when asked about Donald Trump: "I don't like him ... I don't know much about him, but I know he's a blowhard. And I'm not too excited about him being a leader."

And former President George W. Bush said: "This guy doesn't know what it means to be president."