George HW Bush: George Herbert Walker Bush (June 12, - November 30) was the forty-first President of the United States. He was in office between January 20, and January 20, Dec 05, NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Joost Hiltermann of the International Crisis Group about the aftermath of the Gulf War in and George H.
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Mar 06, Bush's current approval rating tops the 87 percent peak for President Harry S. Truman shortly after the end of World War II, as recorded by the Gallup Organization, using a. Why did President George H. W. Bush's popularity decline so sharply after the conclusion of the Gulf War?The economic recession forced him to go against his words of not increasing tax.
Bush raised the top personal rate from 28% to 31%, disallowing certain deductions in the upper brackets, and raising various exceed taxes. May 22, Mr. Bush's historic peak of 89 percent approval in a Gallup poll in early March, just after the fighting ended in the gulf region, has already begun to fade, standing at 77 percent in the latest Estimated Reading Time: 5 mins.