Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune

George P. Bush’s secret mansion is financed by an undisclosed loan from Texas donor's bank

When the land commissioner wanted to buy a house in a gated West Austin neighborhood, he turned to a major donor's bank for an $850,000 mortgage — then put it under the name of a family trust to keep his home address secret. Bush says it was a necessary precaution because of death threats.

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