Former US President George W. Bush has said that President Donald Trump makes him “look pretty good,” according to a Republican source.
The source close to the Trump administration made the comments in an interview with National Journal released on Tuesday.
“Bush is often heard to remark, unable to stifle his trademark smirk: ‘Sorta [sic] makes me look pretty good, doesn’t it?’ ” read the report.
The comments were made amid a war of words between the two Republicans, demonstrating the rift within the party.
“He’s shaking his head like everyone else wondering why they can’t get their act together,” the source said. “He wants the guy to succeed but thinks a lot of his problems are self-inflicted.”
At a closed-door event with Republican donors in Florida, Trump reportedly attacked Bush over his decision to launch a bloody war against Iraq.
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