FLASHBACK: Jeb Bush Vows That By Next GOP debate, ‘Trump Will Be in Decline’ Click to Tweet


FLASHBACK – NOVEMBER 2015 — Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Monday night that GOP front-runner Donald Trump “will be in decline” the next time they meet for a debate in mid-December…

Bush spoke at the Dallas home of Amy and Malone Mitchell, who are members of the campaign’s “Texas Leadership Committee.” An audio recording of the event was provided to The Washington Post by someone in attendance, who asked for anonymity out of concern for potential retribution.

Among those in attendance Monday night was former president George W. Bush, and his wife, Laura…

Jeb Bush’s remarks generally echoed what he says publicly on the campaign trail or in interviews. He spoke broadly about his desire to “fix a few big things” and criticized the Obama administration’s response to the rise of the Islamic State terror group — as he has in recent days.

His comment on Trump came in response to a question from someone in attendance.

“I’m just curious, when are you going to make a more aggressive attack on Donald Trump?” asked an unidentified man. “It seems like in the last couple of debates — I mean, I’m your biggest fan, but at the same time it seems like there’s not a lot of fight in you. I’m just curious, come December 15, is that a possibility?”

“Come December 15, Trump will be in decline,” Bush said to applause.

The next GOP presidential debate is scheduled for Dec. 15 in Las Vegas…

Source: Jeb Bush tells closed-door fundraiser that by next GOP debate, ‘Trump will be in decline’ – The Washington Post