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Presidents Bush and Clinton - Be humble in victory, responsible with power

14 Julio 2017

"And when it's over - and that's what a lot of these people who are real arrogant in office, they forget time passes and it passes more quickly than you know".

"He (Clinton) was humble in victory, which is very important in dealing with other people", Bush said at the event to mark a graduation at the Presidential Leadership Scholars programme, a partnership among the Bush, Clinton, Lyndon Johnson and George H.W. Bush presidential centres.

The duo spoke about their grandkids and life post-White House. Republicans, stop caving and repeal ObamaCare taxes now America, don't shy away from a bold missile shield MORE said during the event in Dallas. Both stressed the virtue of humility. "You don't want to say 'God, look at all the people I beat'".

Mr. Clinton and Mr. Bush also talked about America's future and the challenges any president is bound to face trying to bring Americans together.

"If you want to be president, realize it's about the people, it's not about you", Clinton said.

The two former Presidents poked fun at each in the light-hearted appearance Thursday at the George W. Bush Presidential Center.

"I told George once a year or so ago, I said I hope you're not the last Republican president who's not afraid of immigrants", Clinton said. "It makes the job interesting", he said.

The rapport between the two, many years removed from political office, came as a stark contrast from the massive political fights they grappled with during their presidencies and the contemporary political climate. "If I can't in good conscience, I won't, but I'll never embarrass you in public".

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Clinton, 70, began the humblebragging by proudly telling the audience about his granddaughter's latest cute milestone.

Presidents Bush and Clinton - Be humble in victory, responsible with power