Obama Shares Best Advice He Received From George W. Bush

FILE - In this April 25, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama stands with former president George W. Bush at the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library on the campus of Southern Methodist University... FILE - In this April 25, 2013 file photo, President Barack Obama stands with former president George W. Bush at the dedication of the George W. Bush presidential library on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas. President Barack Obama has called his predecessor, former President George W. Bush, to wish him well as he recovers from a heart procedure to ease a blocked artery. White House spokesman Jay Carney says the two spoke on Wednesday. He says Obama was glad to hear the procedure went well and that Bush is recovering. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File) MORE LESS
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President Obama shared Sunday two pieces of advice that he appreciated from former President George W. Bush.

Obama said on CBS News’ “Face the Nation” that Bush gave him two good pieces of advice. He at first complimented the former Republican president and said he was “a really good man” despite their political differences.

He said that Bush’s family had also been “terrific” to his family.

“The first piece of advice was, “Trust yourself. And know that ultimately regardless of the day-to-day news cycles and the noise that the American people need their president to succeed, regardless of political party.” Which I thought was very generous of him,” Obama said. “The second piece of advice is, “Always use Purell hand sanitizer. Because if you don’t, you’re going to get a lot of colds because you shake a lot hands.”

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  1. Concern trolling Dumbya?

  2. I wish Bush had not trusted himself and not used the hand sanitizer. I dont know why someone who was such an abject failure in everything he touched, is asked advice about anything.

  3. “Trust yourself. I did, and look where that’s got us.”

  4. I didn’t think history would remember W very fondly.
    And then Trump happened.

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