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George W. Bush Flubs, Equates Putin's Invasion of Ukraine to His Invasion of Iraq

TMZ.com Thursday, 19 May 2022
George W. Bush Flubs, Equates Putin's Invasion of Ukraine to His Invasion of IraqIt's maybe the most incredible gaffe of the year -- and that's saying something -- former President George W. Bush tried to take aim at Vladimir Putin, and it boomeranged right back on him. W. was speaking at SMU's George W. Bush Institute when he…
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