George W. Bush


President George W. Bush

43rd President of the United States

George Walker Bush served as the 43rd president of the United States from 2001 to 2009.

Prior to being the 43rd president, George W. Bush served as the governor of Texas from 1995 to 2000. During his time as the 43rd President, George Bush was noted for the Bush Doctrine, broad tax cuts, the Patriot Act, the No Child Left Behind Act, the Partial-Birth Abortion Ban Act, Medicare amendments, and an AIDS relief program.

Following his time at the White House, Bush authored Decision Points in 2010, later releasing 41: A Portrait of My Father in 2014. George W. Bush currently devotes much of his time to art. In 2017, Bush released Portraits of Courage, a collection of his art work. President Bush partnered with Bill Clinton to establish the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund for relief and recovery efforts. President Bush also partnered with President Carter, President Obama, as well as his father to found One American Appeal, to assist in recovery efforts for Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria.

The Common Good hosted President George W. Bush at The Common Good Trip to Selma, Alabama on March 6, 2015.