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Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor running for the Republican presidential nomination, has been called out for exaggerating his role in the rescue of Ethiopian Jews in the 1980s.
Bush takes credit on his campaign website for Operation Joshua, a U.S.-led transfer of Ethiopian...
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