Bush Daughter Used Fake Id
Bush Daughter Used Fake Id, Police Say
May 31, 2001By Ann Gerhart The Washington Post
Two weeks after a judge sent her to alcohol awareness class for underage drinking, President Bush’s daughter Jenna, 19, used fake identification to try to buy alcohol at an Austin restaurant Tuesday night, police said on Wednesday.
She and her twin sister, Barbara, are under investigation after the restaurant manager called police for help with minors trying to get drinks, police said.
Austin police said that Barbara Bush, a student at Yale University, fake id did not use fake identification.
The girls finished freshman year of college this month.
« As no offense was witnessed, further investigation is required to determine if any charges will be filed, » the Austin police department said a statement. A spokeswoman said the department would have no further comment.
Texas law forbids anyone under 21 from buying or drinking alcohol. It’s a misdemeanor to possess fake or altered identification and a felony to possess or make counterfeit identification.
White House spokesman Scott McClellan refused to comment on the latest public incident involving the twins: « If it involves the daughters and their private lives, it is a family matter. »
However, a senior administration official told CNN that a « not happy » President Bush had called Jenna from California. Asked if first lady Laura Bush, fake id in Washington, had spoken to her daughters, aide Ashleigh Adams said: « If she did, that would be private. »
The daughters were at Chuy’s in south Austin. It’s a favorite of movie stars Sandra Bullock and Matthew McConaughey and bike racer Lance Armstrong.
Jenna Bush, a student at the University of Texas at Austin, pleaded no contest May 16 to possessing alcohol after police ticketed her April 27 for drinking beer in Cheers’ Shot Bar, on Austin’s nightclub strip.
Two weeks ago, a judge ordered her to attend six hours of alcohol awareness classes and perform eight hours of community service. Both obligations must be completed by July 18 for that case to be dismissed and her record cleared when she turns 21. best fake id