Bono, George W. Bush Meet In Texas, Laud U.S. Global Health Efforts To End AIDS
People: Bono Applauds George W. Bush’s Commitment to Fighting AIDS in Buddy-Buddy Photo
“…[Bono, t]he lead singer of U2, 57, visited [former President George W. Bush’s] Prairie Chapel Ranch in Crawford, Texas, on Friday, ahead of the band’s sold-out Joshua Tree Tour concert at AT&T Stadium. ‘More than 11 million people are alive today thanks to this man’s creation of PEPFAR, the U.S. AIDS program that has been saving lives and preventing new HIV infections for over 10 years, with strong support from political leaders right, left, and center,’ the musician captioned a photo of the activists on Instagram. ‘That progress is all at risk now with President Trump’s budget cuts, which will mean needless infections and lives lost’…” (Mizoguchi, 5/26).