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George W. Bush: "There's pretty clear evidence" Russia meddled in election

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Quote“There’s pretty clear evidence that the Russians meddled [in the 2016 elections]... Whether they affected the outcome is another question.”
— Former president George W. Bush at a talk in the U.A.E.

P.S. ... Bush said Vladimir Putin has “a chip on his shoulder … because the demise of the Soviet Union troubles him. Therefore, much of his moves [are] to regain Soviet hegemony.”