WATCH: Jeb! Leads The GOP Rebrand

Thirsty for controversy, Jeb Bush just can’t get enough.

Taking it upon himself to lead the GOP rebrand, Jeb’s insatiable thirst for controversy and proclivity for accidental revelations of his right-wing values continue to mount up — and it’s resetting decades of GOP outreach, not to mention dooming any shot the party has in 2016.

The RNC establishment can’t be too happy with Jeb right now — but the GOP base just can’t get enough of the extreme rhetoric.

Watch American Bridge’s new web ad: “Jeb! Leads the GOP Rebrand

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Jeb Continues His War On Women, Doesn’t Think Planned Parenthood Does “Women’s Health Issues”

Excitedly enlisting in the GOP’s second war against women, Jeb Bush has abandoned his stance of “not sure we need half a billion dollars for women’s health issues,” to take on an even more extreme and hurtful one. Today, Jeb Bush told a townhall that he doesn’t think “Planned Parenthood ought to get a penny… because they’re not actually doing women’s health issues.”

Here’s a helpful reminder that in fact, Planned Parenthood is the leader in “doing women’s health issues.”

According to Planned Parenthood’s 2013-2014 annual report:

Health centers provided 487,029 breast exams
87,988 women whose cancer was detected early or whose abnormalities were identified
Over 1.4 million emergency contraception kits provided
516,000 unintended pregnancies averted by Planned Planned parenthood contraceptive services
Over 704,000 HIV tests conducted
Over 169,000 STIs diagnosed

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WATCH: Senator Burr And The Donald: The Burr-st Of Friends

Donald Trump has a not-so-secret admirer: Richard Burr. A resounding endorsement of Donald Trump came from the vulnerable Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina — who apparently thinks that publicly endorsing Donald Trump’s xenophobic demagoguery is his best bet at re-election. That’s right, he’s gone all in for his Burr-st friend and publicly confirmed that he’ll support Trump.

“Donald Trump has done a tremendous job,” Burr said. “I think Donald Trump has brought a level of passion to running for office that I’m delighted to see.”
“A level of passion” — well, that’s one way of putting it, Senator…

Watch American Bridge’s new latest video: “Trump: The Burr-fect Candidate!

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Another Swing, Another Miss: Jeb Flailing For Excuses On “Anchor Babies”

Never fear, Republican establishment! Jeb Bush totally didn’t mean that insensitive thing that he said (and repeated, and defended) about Latinos last week. He was talking about Asians instead!

Watch Jeb try and fail with his latest excuse, then channel Donald Trump by telling the press to stop being so darn politically correct:

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No Beating Around The Bush: Despite Blatant Pandering To Kochs, Jeb Falls Flat

Sweat beading on his brow, Jeb Bush did his best to pander to the Friday afternoon Koch network audience at Americans for Prosperity’s “Defending the American Dream” summit — spending “the bulk of his speech ticking off his support for items on the Koch brothers’ agenda,” according to the Columbus Dispatch.

Jeb did his best to win over the crowd — and their financial backing — by pledging his fealty and commitment to the Koch agenda policies that prioritize Charles and David Koch’s profits over the welfare of the American public. Such noble efforts of course include opposing Medicaid expansions that extend health care access for millions and repealing Obamacare to strip health care from millions more — and the list goes onand onand onand on.

David — it’s great seeing you,” Jeb said, kicking of his Koch appeal with the less-than-fiery Jeb […]

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Jeb Just Trumped Himself On “Anchor Babies”

Jeb Bush, sliding in the polls and looking for answers — seriously, anything — yesterday enlisted himself on the Trump Anti-Immigrant Task Force.

Jeb used the offensive and disparaging term “anchor babies,” to describe children born in the United States (read: American citizens).

Today, he defended his language when asked if he thought it was overly bombastic, telling members of the press to “give me another word” and declining to say he regretted using it.

Jeb, Jeb, Jeb.

If you keep this up, the Donald might just adopt you, and you’ll finally be able to drop that pesky “Bush” last name.

Watch the clip here:

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Second Tier Jeb Starts Punching Up to Trump

In the battle of Donald Trump vs. Jeb Bush, there was only one classy and masterful winner tonight. After scheduling his New Hampshire town hall to compete with Jeb Bush “because Bush draws so poorly, I figured it would be a good time to draw a crowd,” Jeb was relegated to true second tier status.

The contrast couldn’t have been more stark. Trump hosted nearly 1,000 people in a packed auditorium and was carried live on Fox, CNN, and MSNBC, while Jeb (hoping to break through the noise) spent more than two minutes punching up to Trump.

In what might be a first for this cycle, Jeb Bush actually got ahead of Trump on one thing: Calling to enforce the border to prevent “anchor babies.”

It was only four months ago when Bush said, “tearing down other people won’t help at all,” but watch Bush spend two minutes attacking Donald Trump here:

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Jeb Bush’s Insecurity: Hiding His Plans For Social Security

These days, it’s hard to say where Jeb Bush stands on Social Security.

A few months ago, Bush seemed to show support for George W.’s 2005 Social Security plan that would privatize parts of the entitlement.

But Jeb Bush’s Social Security privatization history runs over a decade: Way back in 2005, Jeb was a strong supporter of George W. Bush’s partial privatization overhaul, and he even contributed to his brother’s privatization sales pitch. And in 2008, Jeb said he was disappointed George W. was unable to secure the GOP congressional support to get his Social Security agenda passed.

Then, just last week, Jeb seemed to reverse course — but did he simultaneously suggest that he might go even further than W.’s plan?

Either way, Jeb today doubled-down on his plans to dramatically change Social Security. Here’s what George W.’s younger brother had to say:

“Well, the world’s changed. And we’ve made some modifications on Social Security, but we’re going to have […]

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PolitiFact: Jeb Bush selectively recounts details of Iraq and ISIS

But Bush’s look back at U.S. failures in Iraq doesn’t tell the whole story. A review by PolitiFact shows he leaves out some key turning points.

“We had an agreement that the president could have signed that would have kept 10,000 troops, less than we have in Korea, that could have created the stability that would have allowed for Iraq to progress,” Bush said in May. We rated that claim Mostly False.
 
The so-called Status of Forces Agreement to which he was referring was created in 2008, before Obama took office. President George W. Bush and then-Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki agreed U.S. forces would leave the country by the end of 2011. There were no stipulations about leaving a certain number of troops in Iraq beyond then, although negotiators assumed a new agreement would be hammered out when the old one expired.
 
Obama, who during his 2008 presidential campaign made promises to […]

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