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George H. W. Bush, former president
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â€œYou wanna know my favorite book?â€ he whispered. I had to lean close to hear him. â€œYes, what is it?â€ By now the photographer was readying the shot. My husband stood on one side of the wheelchair, and I stood on the other. President Bush put his arm around me, low on my back. His comic timing was impeccable. â€œDavid Cop-a-feel,â€ he said, and squeezed my butt, hard, just as the photographer snapped the photo. Instinctively, I swiped his hand away.#GeorgeHBush #presidentBush #davidcopafeel
Several women have accused the former president of groping them while telling a joke (“David Cop-a-feel”). Bush didn’t deny the allegations; rather, in a statement issued through a spokesperson, he referred to the gropings as “good-natured”.