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Ex-presidents call out Trump's lies over support for border wall

Ex-presidents call out Trump's lies over support for border wall

Donald Trump's claim that his predecessors endorsed his idea of a wall at the Mexican border is getting no support from the ex-presidents' club.

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Vice, a film about Dick Cheney and George Bush, made for the Trump era
Dick Cheney

Vice, a film about Dick Cheney and George Bush, made for the Trump era

The film is a a tirade against the abuse of power and an exposition of the terrible consequences for ordinary people of such abuse.

  • by Nick O'Malley
Trump on the fringes of presidents' group at George H.W. Bush's funeral
Donald Trump

Trump on the fringes of presidents' group at George H.W. Bush's funeral

Former presidents Obama, Clinton and Carter and their spouses chatted easily among themselves ahead of George H.W. Bush's funeral. Then the Trumps arrived.

George W. Bush chokes back tears eulogising father at state funeral
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George W. Bush chokes back tears eulogising father at state funeral

Former president George W. Bush choked back tears eulogising "the best father a son or daughter could ever have" at the state funeral for his father.

  • by Matthew Knott
Former presidents present stark contrast to Trump at McCain memorial
Barack Obama

Former presidents present stark contrast to Trump at McCain memorial

Senator John McCain invited Barack Obama and George W Bush to his memorial to emphasise the common values that they shared despite their differences.

  • by Peter Baker
George Bush snr admitted to Houston hospital
George W Bush

George Bush snr admitted to Houston hospital

Former US President George H.W. Bush has been admitted to a Houston hospital, the day after his wife's funeral.

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Ailing former US first lady Barbara Bush declines medical treatment
George W Bush

Ailing former US first lady Barbara Bush declines medical treatment

Former US first lady Barbara Bush is in "failing health", an aide said.

Donald Trump's show of strength, amid plans for a quick exit
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Donald Trump's show of strength, amid plans for a quick exit

President Trump's approach to Syria seems to be guided by a principle that shaped so many of his administration's policies. Do the opposite of his predecessor.

  • by Greg Jaffe