George W. Bush was the 43rd President of the United States of America from 2001 to 2009. He was born on July 6, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut. His father, George Herbert Walker Bush, was also the former president of the United States from 1989 to 1993. Becoming a nation’s president earns one prestige and power but criticism is also widespread. Every time the President speaks there are a lot of enthusiastic people eager to hear every word of his speeches. These include the following quotes, which the President gave at different events and interviews on different occasions.
‘One of the very difficult parts of the decision I made on the financial crisis was to use hardworking people’s money to help prevent there being a crisis.’ – Washington, D.C. January 12, 2009
‘I guess it’s OK to call the secretary of education here ‘buddy.’ That means friend.’ – Philadelphia, January 8, 2009
‘So I analysed that and decided I didn’t want to be the president during a depression like the Great Depression, or the beginning of a depression greater than the Great Depression.’ – Washington D.C., December 18, 2008
‘You know, I’m the President during this period of time, but I think when the history of this period is written, people will realise a lot of the decisions that were made on Wall Street took place over a decade or so before I arrived as President.’ – ABC News interview, December 1, 2008