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Jeb Bush, in Berlin, calls for aggressive stance on Putin and takes aim at Obama

Jeb Bush, in Berlin, calls for aggressive stance on Putin and takes aim at Obama

Jeb Bush, hoping to polish his foreign policy credentials before he formally announces a White House bid, launched a three-nation trip to Europe on Tuesday by lauding his father’s role in the unification of Germany after the Berlin Wall fell in 1989. “The unification, as you all know, was not inevitable,” the former Republican governor of Florida told more than 2,000 people at a major economic conference here. “Many doubted it.” With his father’s support, “Germany is whole and Germany is free,” Bush said as the crowd heartily applauded. He didn’t mention his older brother, former President George W. Bush, in a 30-minute speech. ...

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