US President George W. Bush publicly congratulated Democratic president-elect Barack Obama for his election victory and promised him "complete cooperation." Bush will remain in office until January 20, 2009.
US President George W. Bush on Wednesday publicly congratulated anointed successor Barack Obama on his historic victory and promised "complete cooperation" as he moves into the White House.
"Last night, I had a warm conversation with president-elect Barack Obama. I congratulated him and Senator (Joe) Biden on their impressive victory," Bush said in the White House Rose Garden.
"I told the president-elect he can count on complete cooperation from my administration as he makes the transition to the White House," said the outgoing president, whose second four-year term ends January 20.
Date created : 2008-11-05