Romney gets nod from two Bush’s . And many of Bushs people


Romney is getting the nod from Jeb Bush, and George H.W. bush. And he also is picking up many Bush era advisers.

All told he has picked up more the two dozen Bush aides, advisers, and campaign strategists, including 16 of 24 in his foreign policy and national security.

 

From a Reuters Article:  “Romney’s chief political strategists, Russ Schriefer and Stuart Stevens, are veterans of both Bush-Cheney campaigns. Romney campaign adviser Kevin Madden was a spokesman for the Bush-Cheney effort in 2004, then was a spokesman for Bush’s Justice Department.

Romney’s economic advisers include Glenn Hubbard, architect of the Bush-era tax cuts as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and now dean of the Columbia University Graduate School of Business. He’s joined by Harvard’s N. Gregory Mankiw, author of a popular economics textbook and Bush’s primary economic adviser from 2003 to 2005.

Romney has named 24 “special advisers” in national security and foreign policy, 16 of whom served in diplomatic or political roles under Bush. They include Michael Chertoff, the former homeland security chief, and Dan Senor, who was an administration spokesman in Iraq.

On judicial issues, Romney is advised by at least three top veterans of Bush’s Justice Department.

Romney’s education advisers include Margaret Spellings, who was secretary of education under Bush and a chief advocate for No Child Left Behind. Spellings has not commented on Romney’s opposition to the program.”

Oddly enough, of course, Romney has blasted many of both of the previous Bush’s policies, even while hiring some of the architects of those programs.
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