Debbie Wasserman Schultz vs. Jeb Bush on immigration
Jeb Bush spoke about his book 'Immigration Wars' at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif., on March 8, 2013. Jeb Bush spoke about his book 'Immigration Wars' at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif., on March 8, 2013.

Jeb Bush spoke about his book 'Immigration Wars' at the Reagan Library in Simi Valley, Calif., on March 8, 2013.

Angie Drobnic Holan
By Angie Drobnic Holan March 11, 2013
Molly Moorhead
By Molly Moorhead March 11, 2013

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has been on a media blitz lately, promoting a new book, Immigration Wars, that includes his ideas for comprehensive immigration reform.

In the book, he wrote that illegal immigrants should not qualify for citizenship, only permanent residency. That position -- as well as Bush's subsequent interviews where he seemed to back off the position -- drew a jab from Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, the head of the Democratic National Committee.

"@JebBush a flip-flop-flip on immigration? Wow. I fashioned you more of a baseball player than a gymnast. My bad. #notsurprisedatall," Wasserman Schultz quipped in a tweet on March 5, 2013.

So Jeb Bush was for it before he was against it. And now he’s for it again? PolitiFact set out to see discover the facts of the case. Read the full report here.


 

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