Jeb Bush: Parents ‘split’ over prospect of 2016 run

June 16, 2013

Former Florida governor Jeb Bush (R) said his parents are "split" over whether he should run for president in 2016.

"I think we've got a split ballot amongst the Bush senior family," he said with a laugh  Sunday on ABC's "This Week With George Stephanopoulos." "Pretty sure that's the case."

Former first lady Barbara Bush said in an April interview with NBC's "Today" that while she believes Jeb Bush would be the "best qualified" 2016 contender, "we’ve had enough Bushes" run for president.

Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.
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