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The Washington Week Bookshelf: “Team of Five: The Presidents Club in the Age of Trump”

July 3, 2020
On the Washington Week Extra, presidential historian Kate Andersen Brower discusses her newest book Team of Five: The President’s Club in the Age of Trump.
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Is This the Last Stand of the ‘Law and Order’ Republicans?

June 8, 2020
Tim Alberta | POLITIC0
A punitive brand of conservatism embraced by Trump and some GOP hardliners is rapidly falling out of step with public opinion.
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Both Bush Presidents Worry Trump Is Blowing Up the G.O.P.

November 4, 2017
Peter Baker | The New York Times
President Trump is not a favorite in the extended Bush household. Former President George Bush considers him a “blowhard,” only interested in feeding his own ego. Former President George W. Bush, his son, thinks Mr. Trump fans public anger and came to office without any understanding of the job.
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U.S. bungled $70 billion mission to train Afghan forces: report

September 22, 2017
Nancy Youssef | The Wall Street Journal
The U.S. has invested 16 years and more than $70 billion to train Afghan security forces, but the effort has been undermined by poor planning, training and oversight, a government watchdog said in a report Thursday.
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Condoleezza Rice on Trump national security team: ‘I think they are doing okay’

May 9, 2017
Anne Gearan | The Washington Post
The adviser to former president George W. Bush spoke to The Washington Post about her book and whether she is offering advice to the new Republican administration.
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Senate Democrats focus on Gorsuch’s defense of Bush-era terrorism policies

March 16, 2017
Robert Barnes, Ed O'Keefe | The Washington Post
Senate Democrats are requesting more information about Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch’s role defending the George W. Bush administration.
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George W. Bush’s first days in office

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January 26, 2001
As President Trump’s first week in office wraps up, we look back at President George W. Bush’s first days in the White House.
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Elder President George Bush Is Hospitalized in Houston

January 19, 2017
Peter Baker | The New York Times
Former President George Bush was in stable condition at a Houston hospital on Wednesday after doctors performed a procedure to clear his airway.
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One Year After 9/11 Attacks - Part I

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September 13, 2002
18 Washington Week panelists gathered to discuss the mark attacks had made on the country.
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