Despite 6 women's statements, Bush unlikely to be prosecuted
November 16, 2017
HOUSTON (AP) — Allegations that former President George H.W. Bush inappropriately touched six women involve potential crimes punishable by fines or jail time, if they had been prosecuted.
All but one of the cases is ineligible under state laws that limit when a prosecution can begin after an alleged crime, and several lawyers interviewed said that it would be difficult to win a conviction against Bush, who has vascular parkinsonism, a rare syndrome that mimics Parkinson's disease.
"You're still going to be facing prosecuting a 93-year-old man in a wheelchair that's a former president," sa...