Former Republican US President Bush congratulates Biden, says election is clear

File photo of former President George W. Bush, accompanied by his wife, former first lady Laura Bush. (File photo: AP)

Former US Republican President Bush congratulates Biden, says election is clear and fair

Reuters Former US President George W. Bush, a Republican, said on Sunday he has spoken to President-elect Joe Biden, a Democrat, to congratulate him on his victory.

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In a statement, Bush said Americans can have confidence the US election was “fundamentally fair, its integrity will be upheld, and its outcome is clear.”

He added President Donald Trump has the right to request recounts and pursue legal challenges.

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