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Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush take swings at President Trump in a new book, breaking their pledge to not speak ill of their successors. (Associated Press/File)

Papa Bush and Shrub secretly furious about election 2016

In surprisingly undiplomatic terms for elder statesmen, George W. Bush and his father, George H.W. Bush, bash President Trump in a soon-to-be released book. While both of the former presidents vowed when they left office not to speak ill of their successors -- a pledge they've kept for the most part -- there's just something about Donald J. Trump that they can't stand.

Nathan Larson

Thanks, McAuliffe, for letting felons run for office

Once upon a time, a governor elected by the people for the people decided that anyone who had ever committed a felony -- like murder and rape and, maybe, threatening to kill the president of the United States -- should be treated just like a law-abiding citizen. With the stroke of a pen, he restored voting rights to thousands and thousands of ex-felons.

In this Jan. 7, 2009, file photo, then-President-elect Barack Obama is welcomed by then-President George W. Bush for a meeting at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2009, with former presidents, from left, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter. The five living former U.S. presidents are creating the "One America Appeal" to raise money for storm recovery as Texas and Louisiana regroup from Harvey and Florida braces for Hurricane Irma. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

Shockingly, Carter comes to Trump's defense

Jimmy Carter, born in 1924, is finally cutting loose. He's been pounding nails for the last 40 years with Habitat for Humanity (OK, and working toward world peace and winning the Nobel Prize), but he's finally comfortable telling it just like it is.

President Trump spent much time before his election criticizing former President Barack Obama for spending what he said was too much time away from the White House on golf courses, and using taxpayer moneys to fund such excursions. However, once in office, Mr. Trump has made many similar golf outings. (Associated Press photographs)

Trump plays golf, shoots 73. Haters go crazy.

Kim Jong-il, the late supreme leader of North Korea, was one heckuva golfer. He only played once, in 1994, and he reportedly shot a 38-under-par round on the country's only golf course, including 11 holes-in-one (although some reports say he only had five). That's right: Par was 72; he shot a 34. His worst score all round long was a birdie.

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk with with Puerto Rico's Gov. Ricardo Rossello at the Luis Muniz Air National Guard Base before leaving the island in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. Trump is visiting Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Democrats scramble to paint Puerto Rico as Trump's Katrina

Even before the storm hit the U.S. territory, home to some 3.5 million people, President Trump declared a federal emergency for the island, putting into action a massive rescue-and-relief plan and freeing up millions in aid. The federal government dispatched the military and throngs of first responders to the Caribbean island, along with tons of water and food.

White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci walks down the steps of Air Force One after arriving at Long Island MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma, N.Y., Friday, July 28, 2017, for a speech by President Donald Trump on the street gang MS-13. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Trump: 'No WH chaos'; Reality: Massive WH chaos

On tonight's episode of "As The Trump World Turns," special investigator Robert Mueller's Russia investigation is heating up, feuding Republicans fail to get anything done on health care, President Trump's approval rating plunges, the president is publicly bashing his own attorney general, and the White House is in absolute meltdown, with two longtime staffers fired in dramatic fashion (the tears flow!).

"Why aren't the same standards placed on the Democrats. Look what Hillary Clinton may have gotten away with. Disgraceful!" President Trump tweeted Wednesday. (Associated Press/File)

America hates Hillary -- and digs Trump

Nearly every day, another mainstream media poll emerges that claims President Trump has the lowest approval rating since Caligula. But there's one person Americans like even less: Hillary Clinton.

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