14:44 GMT05 December 2020
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    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) - Former US President George W. 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 Russia meddled in the 2016 presidential election, the USA Today reported.

    Bush also said, however, that "whether (Russia) affected the outcome is another question."

    "It’s problematic that a foreign nation is involved in our election system. Our democracy is only as good as people trust the results," Bush added.

    READ MORE: Now That the Trust is Gone: New Poll Shows Russians Certain of US Meddling

    Ex-president's remarks immediately sparked an emotional reactions in Twitter, with some people stating that George W. Bush is not the person who is entitled to speak about "election stealing," referring to his disputable win over Al Gore at 2000 presidential election.


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