Rebecca Berg of RealClearPolitics reports, "As Bush seeks to convince Republican primary voters that he is sufficiently conservative, his brother has become his favorite measuring stick — serving the dual purpose of shoring up Jeb Bush’s conservative credentials while creating space between him and his family name." "The strategy is no accident, and Bush’s campaign acknowledges the shift in the former Florida governor’s tone." “ 'Jeb has laid out plans for dismantling D.C., reforming the tax code and reforming regulations that go far beyond what was proposed in the 2000s,' said Tim Miller, a spokesman for Bush." GET JEB GEAR
17 July, 2015 "The embattled ride-sharing company Uber found a defender in Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, who called it a 'pretty vital service' that was 'disrupting the old order.' " "In an op-ed post on LinkedIn today, Bush countered that, 'Big government liberals fundamentally can't embrace digital innovation because it threatens the way they govern. They see car-sharing services as a threat to the local government taxi cab cartels. They see food trucks and Airbnb as a threat to urban planning and the tax and fee racket that they've imposed on brick and mortar restaurants and hotels.' " GET JEB GEAR
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14 July, 2015 "Two longtime top advisers to 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney, Beth Myers and Peter Flaherty, are joining former Florida governor Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign, people familiar with the move said," reports The Boston Globe. "Beth Myers, who was Romney’s chief of staff when he was governor of Massachusetts and campaign manager for his 2008 presidential run before serving as senior adviser on his 2012 bid, and Peter Flaherty, a State House aide who was deputy campaign manager in 2008 and a senior adviser in 2012, will endorse Bush and work as advisers, said the people briefed on the decision." "The two are expected to help Bush prepare for the series of candidate debates that begins next month."...