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Clear evidence that Russians meddled in 2016 US election: George W Bush

Bush also said that the United States needs to reform its immigration law

AP | PTI  |  Abu Dhabi 

George W Bush
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Former President George W on Thursday said "there's pretty clear evidence that the Russians meddled" in the 2016 presidential election.

made the comments in a talk in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates, put on by the Milken Institute, an economic think tank based in California.

also said that Russian President "is zero-sum. He can't think, 'How can we both win?' He only thinks, 'How do I win, you lose?'"

Bush also said that the needs to reform its immigration law.

While not directly naming President Donald Trump, it appeared Bush was targeting him in his comments.

Bush in 2008 became the first sitting president to visit the UAE.

First Published: Thu, February 08 2018. 20:37 IST