An image of him shaking hands with British Prime Minister Tony Blair at a NATO summit, was among several historical images seen by Daniels and Archer in the time stream as the timeline reorganized itself. (ENT: "Storm Front, Part II")
A 2003 news article on Bush's State of the Union Address, including his plans to topple Saddam Hussein in Iraq, introduce hydrogen cars, limit abortion and fight AIDS in Africa was in Daniels' 31st century database. (ENT: "Future Tense")
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Bush was president during the final months of Star Trek: Voyager's run and the entire run of Star Trek: Enterprise. To date, he is the most recent real-life US president referenced in any canon Star Trek production.
According to Benedict Cumberbatch, Star Trek Into Darkness has "a massive sort of comment about post-Bush/Cheney era foreign policy and the legacy from that."  Simon Pegg said "Writers always tend to externalize what's going on in everyone's mind. There is a parallel with the terrorist activities of Osama bin Laden and the decision to attack Iraq. Iraq had nothing proven to do with 9/11, and yet Bush used that as an excuse to start a war with those people. You can always see the Klingons as like Iraq and John Harrison the proxy for Osama bin Laden."