Bush Says If GOP Stands Only for ‘White Anglo-Saxon Protestantism’ It Won’t Win ElectionsEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

Former President George W. Bush waded into the controversy around the “America First Caucus” initiative, saying in a recent interview that if the Republican Party stands for “exclusivity” and “white Anglo-Saxon Protestantism,” then it will be rejected by voters. Bush was asked in an interview on The Dispatch Podcast last week about leaked plans for the caucus that referenced “Anglo-Saxon political traditions,” with the former president saying that, “if the Republican Party stands for exclusivity, you know, used to be country clubs, now evidently it’s white Anglo-Saxon Protestantism, then it’s not going to win anything.” His remarks come as the Republican Party tangles with competing visions for its future, with one faction looking to extend former President Donald Trump’s “America First” approach, with its emphasis on illegal immigration curbs and protections for American labor, and the other faction pushing for something that looks more like the Bush-era GOP. The former president …Read More

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