Published: Fri, February 09, 2018
Global Media | By Garry Long

George W. Bush says 'pretty clear' Russia meddled in 2016 US election

George W. Bush says 'pretty clear' Russia meddled in 2016 US election

Bush stated in a speech at a conference for the US-based think tank Milken Institute in Abu Dhabi that there is pretty clear evidence Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 presidential election, the USA Today reported.

He was speaking at a conference in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates. "Whether they affected the outcome is another question", ABC News reported Bush saying at the event.

"It's problematic that a foreign nation is involved in our election", Bush said. Our democracy is only good if people trust the results. Trump said in November he's "with our agencies" on their assessment, but added he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin "feels that he and Russia did not meddle in the election". Uber exec says "no justification" for covering up breach MORE said Wednesday that Russian Federation is already attempting to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections.

In an apparent criticism of the immigration policies of U.S. President Donald Trump, Mr.

The Trump administration earlier this month declined to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation over the meddling, saying that the threat of increased sanctions is already "serving as a deterrent" to the Kremlin. "He's got a chip on his shoulder.The reason he does is because the demise of Soviet Union troubles him".

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The New York Democrat cited a letter he sent to Ryan past year with 44 Senate Democrats saying they would not support a cromnibus. Nondefense programs would receive about $60 billion over current levels. "Take an action that has bipartisan support".

Bush suggested that Putin is trying to restore the Soviet empire.

Last month, the White House announced a proposal to provide a path to citizenship for up to 1.8 million dreamers in exchange for $25 billion to fund a wall along the southwest border with Mexico and steps to curb legal immigration. "They've got to get it fixed".

"America is their home, " Bush said, referring to recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, more commonly known as "dreamers".

"We ought to be able to say thank you, and to welcome them".

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