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George Bush Challenges Bill Clinton To Ice Bucket Challenge

DAVID GREENE, HOST:

Good morning. I'm David Greene. Former president George W. Bush has responded to the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH: I do not think it's presidential for me to be splashed with ice water. So I'm simply going to write you a check.

GREENE: But, then former first lady Laura Bush raised a bucket.

BUSH: (Water splashing) Ow.

GREENE: Of course, then he had to mark someone else for dousing. President Obama already declined the challenge so President Bush picked Bill Clinton.

You're listening to MORNING EDITION. Transcript provided by NPR, Copyright NPR.