Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, left, with South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, right, speaks to reporters after a Haley campaign event on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Lexington, S.C. Haley said she was proud to campaign for he re-election with Bush because she would never be leading South Carolina without Bush’s help.JEFFREY COLLINS/AP PHOTO

WASHINGTON- Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is “moving forward” on a potential 2016 White House run and it appears more likely he will enter the Republican field, according to his son, who’s running for office in Texas.

George P. Bush told ABC’s “This Week” that his father is “still assessing” a presidential bid, but suggested it was more likely that he would seek the White House this time. The ex-governor declined to run for president in 2012 despite encouragement from Republicans.

“I think it’s more than likely that he’s giving this a serious thought and moving — and moving forward,” said the younger Bush, who is running for Texas land commissioner.

Written by KEN THOMAS
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