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From the Vault: George W. Bush’s first days in office

Clip: Season 2017 | 7m 21s | Video has closed captioning.

America had a new Republican president, as well as a Republican-controlled Congress. It was 2001, and George W. Bush had just taken office as the 43rd president of the United States. Bush, much like President Donald Trump this week, kicked off his first term by making good on campaign promises, such as education reform and conservative values on issues like abortion.

Aired: 01/26/17

Rating: NR

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