Bush on immigrants: 'We ought to say thank you and welcome them'

Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump

Bush also said that "it is problematic that a foreign nation is involved in our elections. Our democracy is only as good as people trust the results", Bush added.

Bush's comments on Russian Federation was met with praise.

"I don't know that I would say we are better prepared, because the Russians will adapt, as well", Tillerson said.

United States intelligence agencies have concluded that Russian Federation intervened in the 2016 election to help Trump win. "He only thinks 'I win, you lose". which makes him hard to deal with. Uber exec says "no justification" for covering up breach MORE said Wednesday that Russian Federation is already attempting to interfere in the 2018 midterm elections.

But Trump has not been consistent in his statements.

The Kremlin has repeatedly denied accusations by USA intelligence officials and others of interfering in foreign elections, including the 2016 US vote.

"As far as hacking, I think it was Russia, " Trump told reporters during a combative news conference at Trump Tower - only to backtrack moments later by saying "it could have been others also".

George W. Bush Has Said There's

"Think of a family picnic out in the desert, but instead of your family think of the president of the United States. the national security adviser, the Vice President of the UAE, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi all hanging out together", Mr Al Otaiba recalled.

Mr. Putin "is pushing, constantly pushing, probing weaknesses", he said.

In the talk, Bush also criticized the Trump administration's decision to scrap protection for "dreamers", young illegal immigrants brought to the U.S.as children granted protection from deportation, citing that "America's their home". We ought to say thank you and welcome, " Bush said. "They've got to get it fixed".

"There are people willing to do jobs that Americans won't do", he said.

Bush acknowledged the US immigration system is "broken" and explained that he "tried [to fix it], but unsuccessfully". Democrats immediately rejected the proposal.

Bush spoke on Thursday at a summit in Abu Dhabi put on by the Milken Institute, an economic think tank based in California. The nonprofit was founded by philanthropist Michael Milken known as the "junk bond king". He was sentenced to a decade in prison but served less than two years after a judge reduced his sentence.




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