Jeb Bush says he's 'learned not to answer questions'

Jeb Bush.
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When asked if he believes Hillary Clinton would make a better president than Donald Trump, Jeb Bush avoided the question, and admitted that was his new strategy.

"I don't think Hillary Clinton is going to be elected president of the United States," the Republican presidential candidate told CNN. When pressed, Bush said: "I've learned not to answer questions. That's one of the things you do now in political discourse. You answer what you want to say."

Although Bush signed a pledge saying he would support the eventual Republican nominee, his communications director said earlier in the day the campaign was looking into the pledge's rules; when asked by CNN, Bush said he "didn't know they were doing this." At the end of the interview, Bush was queried one final time about a potential President Clinton or President Trump, and once again, he dodged the question. "Oh, absolutely, I'd be a better president than Hillary Clinton," he said. "That's why I'm running for president."

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