Former President George W. Bush put out a statement Sunday congratulating Joe Biden on his election victory, as some Republican allies of President Donald Trump continue to insist the race isn't over. Statement by President George W. Bush. Former President and First Lady George W. and Laura Bush issued a statement on the riots that echoed Joe Biden’s language of empathy and unity. In part, the statement read: Former President George W. Bush released a statement on George Floyd's death and the subsequent Black Lives Matter protests. Statement by President George W. Bush The Bush Center ^ | 8 Nov 2020 | George W. Bush Posted on 11/08/2020 9:56:22 AM PST by BlackFemaleArmyColonel.