Harry Reid's misplaced nostalgia for George W. Bush

Bush paved the way for President Trump. Don't pine for him.

Bush and Reid.
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Here we go again. It seems another outbreak of wistfulness for the presidency of George W. Bush is upon us. The source of that outbreak is somewhat improbable, though: Retired Nevada Sen. Harry Reid — the Democrat who once stood as one of Bush's most vocal foes — is suddenly feeling nostalgic.

"He and I had our differences, but no one ever questioned his patriotism," Reid said of Bush in a CNN interview. "Our battles were strictly political battles." President Trump, on the other hand, makes Reid miss having Bush in the Oval Office "every day."

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