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‘We ought to say thank you’: Bush breaks with Trump on immigration

During comments he made Thursday while in the United Arab Emirates, former President George W. Bush implicitly distanced himself from the Trump administration on two key issues.

While discussing America’s “broken” immigration system, Bush expressed unreserved support for so-called Dreamers, or undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children by their parents. President Donald Trump’s position has frequently wavered.

“America is their home,” Bush said. “They’ve got to get it fixed.”

He went on to argue that immigrants are most often “people who want to put food on their family’s table and are willing to do” jobs America’s wont.

“We ought to say thank you and welcome them,” he said.

Bush also expressed unfettered confidence in intelligence reports showing Russian operatives meddled in the 2016 presidential election.

“Whether they affected the outcome is another question,” he added.

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