Former President George HW Bush to vote for Hillary Clinton: Politico

George HW Bush to vote for Hillary
George HW Bush to vote for Hillary

Former President George H.W. Bush, who lost his re-election campaign to Bill Clinton in 1992, plans to vote for Hillary Clinton, U.S. political news site Politico reported on Monday.

That was according to Kathleen Hartington Kennedy Townsend, a member of the Kennedy political family and Maryland's lieutenant governor from 1995-2003, the report said.

Politico said Townsend posted a picture on Facebook of herself with the 92-year-old former president, captioning it, "The President told me he's voting for Hillary!!"

Townsend later confirmed to Politico that Republican Bush had told her he would vote for the Democrat.

Bush's spokesman Jim McGrath said in an email to the political news site that the former president would cast his vote as a private citizen and wouldn't comment on the presidential race.

To read the full Politico report click here.

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