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Donald Trump got asked how he would be able to be a consoling leader, like President George W. Bush after 9/11 — and he responded with an aggressive, Trump-style slam on anyone named “Bush.”

“When you talk about George Bush — I mean, say what you want, the World Trade Center came down during his time… He was president, okay?”

Just think for a minute: It took 14 years for a presidential candidate to actually say this out loud — and it’s Donald Trump, running for the Republican nomination.

The key moment comes just after the 32:50 mark in the video above.

Video via Bloomberg Politics.

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Jeff Danziger lives in New York City. He is represented by CWS Syndicate and the Washington Post Writers Group. He is the recipient of the Herblock Prize and the Thomas Nast (Landau) Prize. He served in the US Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star and the Air Medal. He has published eleven books of cartoons, a novel and a memoir. Visit him at DanzigerCartoons.

Participants hold placards as they mark Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Washington D.C. on January 17, 2022

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