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Paul McCartney Asked to Apologize Following George W. Bush Joke

June 5, 2010 (6:52 am) GMT
Republican John Boehner urges the former The Beatles' member to publicly apologize for a joke he made at the former president's expense.

A top U.S. politician is demanding Sir publicly apologize for a joke he made at former President George W. Bush's expense during an appearance at the White House on Wednesday, June 2.

Republican John Boehner was not amused when former ' star poked fun at the ex-leader's intellect as he became the first non-American to collect the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from Bush's successor, President Barack Obama. McCartney said, "After the last eight years, it's great to have a president who knows where the library is."

During his appearance at the White House, McCartney performed some songs, including "Michelle" and "Hey Jude". At the tribute concert for the 67-year-old singer, fellow stars such as , , and were also present and sang some of McCartney's greatest hits.

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