The New York Times ran an article recently that former President George W. Bush won’t vote for President Donald Trump in 2020. According to the Texas Tribune, that article is “completely made up.”
The Times reported, “Former President George W. Bush won’t support the re-election of Mr. Trump, and Jeb Bush isn’t sure how he’ll vote, say people familiar with their thinking,” in an article on Saturday.
In an Email to the Texas Tribune that the claim is false. Freddy Ford, a spokesman for the former President, that the story is not true.
“This is completely made up,” Ford wrote. “He is retired from presidential politics and has not indicated how he will vote.”
The Times has not updated their original article. They have added the following statement at the end of the article, “Freddy Ford, a spokesman for Mr. Bush, said the former president would stay out of the election and speak only on policy issues, as he did this week in stating that the country must ‘examine our tragic failures’ on race.”
It is important to note that neither the former President or former First Lady Laura Bush voted for Trump or Hillary Clinton.