Jeb Bush's file


Republican from Florida

Jeb Bush is running for president of the United States in 2016. He served two terms as the governor of Florida from 1999 to 2007. He is also the brother of former President George W. Bush and the son of former President George H.W. Bush. 

Bush's statements by ruling

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  • Mostly True22 (%)(22)
  • Half True17 (%)(17)
  • Mostly False17 (%)(17)
  • False5 (%)(5)
  • Pants on Fire2 (%)(2)

Recent statements involving Jeb Bush

Recent stories featuring Jeb Bush

Reader: Ted Cruz 'dead-on' about cancelled health plans in Texas

Readers questioned our fiery rating of a Ted Cruz claim that Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Texas had cancelled all individual health insurance policies in Texas, effective Dec. 31.


Let's open the PolitiFact Texas mailbag.

PolitiFact's guide to Republican-on-Republican attacks

The Iowa caucuses are over the GOP race and the rivalries will likely intensify. But which attacks are based in fact and which are baseless accusations? 

Checking in on Jebio in January 2016

PolitiFact fact-checks Florida's Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio on the presidential campaign trail


PolitiFact Sheet: 3 things to know about the 'gun show loophole'

There's a lot of debate going on about a "gun show loophole," a term that confuses the issue of who sells guns with where they are sold. We explain the term in three points.


• Previewing Obama's town hall on guns


• From the archives: Is Ted Cruz, born in Canada, eligible to run for president?


• 5 things to know about the immigration fight between Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz

PolitiFact Florida’s Top 10 fact-checks for 2015

Our fact-checks of statements by Jeb Bush, Marco Rubio, Donald Trump and Ben Carson were the most popular among our readers