BUSH 'TOOK COCAINE AT CAMP DAVID'
And Wife Laura Liked Dope, Says Book
GEORGE W Bush snorted cocaine at Camp David, a new book
His wife Laura also allegedly tried cannabis in her
Author Kitty Kelley says in her biography The Family: The Real Story of the
Bush Dynasty, that the US President first used coke at university in the
She quotes his former sister-in-law Sharon Bush who claims: "Bush did
coke at Camp David when his father was President, and not just once
Other acquaintances allege that as a 26-year-old National Guard, Bush
"liked to sneak out back for a joint or into the bathroom for a line
Bush has admitted being an alcoholic but, asked during the 1999
election if he did drugs, he said: "I've told the American people that
years ago I made some mistakes.
"I've learned from my mistakes and should I be fortunate enough to
become president I will bring dignity and honour to the office."
Later an aide clarified his remarks saying Bush hadn't taken illegal
drugs in the past 25 years.
Kelley says that the Bush family covered up scandals because of their
wealth and influence. She claims George W started drinking at school
and continued at Yale university to overcome shyness.
Former student Torbery George says in the book: "Poor Georgie. He
couldn't relate to women unless he was loaded."
Another says: "He went out of his way to act crude. It's amazing
someone you held in such low esteem later became president."
His supporters have slammed the allegations as outrageous.
The White House said: "This book appears to be filled with the same
trash discredited years ago."