Jeb Bush apologizes for 'French work week' putdown

Speaking Tuesday to reporters while campaigning in the state of New Hampshire, Bush said that it was wrong to criticize the French when attempting to make an issue of Republican rival Marco Rubio’s poor Senate voting record. “I made the mistake of saying that the Congress operates on a French work week,” Bush said, according to Time magazine. “I now know that the average French work week is actually greater than the German work week,” Bush said.

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