Oops! Jeb! Forgot To Renew Web Domain: Donald Trump Buys JebBush.com

  • by: Alan Duke

Donald Trump made billions by snapping up real estate, but his latest purchase could earn him votes in his presidential campaign. Trump bought JebBush.com on February 9, 2016, after Jeb Bush forgot to pay the small renewal fee to keep the domain.

Jeb! has been campaigning without his last name -- which some would argue was soiled by his older brother's presidency -- but the loss of his name domain only gave his rival a chance to own and use it.

Trump is using it by redirecting web surfers who type JebBush.com into their browsers to his site DonaldJtrump.com.

  Alan Duke

Editor-in-Chief Alan Duke co-founded Lead Stories after ending a 26-year career with CNN, where he mainly covered entertainment, current affairs and politics. Duke closely covered domestic terrorism cases for CNN, including the Oklahoma City federal building bombing, the UNABOMBER and search for Southeast bomber Eric Robert Rudolph. CNN moved Duke to Los Angeles in 2009 to cover the entertainment beat. Duke also co-hosted a daily podcast with former HLN host Nancy Grace, "Crime Stories with Nancy Grace" and hosted the podcast series "Stan Lee's World: His Real Life Battle with Heroes & Villains." You'll also see Duke in many news documentaries, including on the Reelz channel, CNN and HLN.

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