Former President George W. Bush on Thursday said that there is “clear evidence” of Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.
Bush made the comments while speaking at a summit in Abu Dhabi, according to The Associated Press, at a time when tensions are rising between President Trump and U.S. intelligence agencies over the investigation into Russian meddling.
“There’s pretty clear evidence that the Russians meddled,” Bush said, the news service reported. “Whether they affected the outcome is another question.”
“It’s problematic that a foreign nation is involved in our election system,” he added. “Our democracy is only as good as people trust the results.”
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