Is it too soon to miss George W. Bush? Not in the age of Trump.

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President George W. Bush holds his last news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on Jan. 12, 2009. (Photo: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

During an April appearance on ABC News, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said something that would have sounded impossible to anyone who had followed American politics in the first decade of the 21st century.

“I’m sorry, President Bush,” said Pelosi after mistakenly invoking his name instead of Donald Trump’s. “I never thought I would pray for the day that you were president again.”

epeated the sentiment in early June on MSNBC, saying that she wished George W. Bush were president. Pelosi — one of Bush’s main antagonists — benefited from his plunge in approval in his second term, which led to a Democratic surge in the 2006 midterms, making her the first-ever female speaker of the House. But in the age of Trump and his 60 percent disapproval rating, Pelosi is not alone in missing the last Republican president.” data-reactid=”33″>The Democratic leader in Congress r from Yahoo News:

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