Barbara Bush on Son Jeb in 2016: 'We've Had Enough Bushes' Published: April 25, 2013

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Former first lady and first mom, Barbara Bush said during an interview on the “Today” show Thursday that she doesn’t miss life at the White House and doesn’t want her son Jeb Bush to run for president in 2016, The New York Times reports.

“He’s by far the best-qualified man, but no. I really don’t,” Bush told Matt Lauer when asked if she wanted to see Jeb Bush make a White House bid. “I think it’s a great country, there are a lot of great families, and it’s not just four families or whatever. There are other people out there that are very qualified, and we’ve had enough Bushes.”

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