Conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh said Tuesday that former President George W. Bush and his wife, Laura Bush, voted for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe dangerous erosion of Democratic Party foundations The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Democrats see victory in a voting rights defeat Left laughs off floated changes to 2024 ticket MORE.
"I'm told that George W. Bush and Laura Bush voted for Hillary Clinton today," said Limbaugh, according to the Washington Examiner.
A spokesman for the former president criticized Limbaugh's comments and said the former first couple did not cast ballots for Clinton, and instead left them blank.
Two two voted down ballot Republican in the rest of the races, according to spokesman Freddy Ford, who said Limbaugh should apologize for his comments.
Since former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) dropped out of the presidential race in February, the Bush family has refrained from entering the 2016 fray. During the Republican primaries, GOP nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpPredictions of disaster for Democrats aren't guarantees of midterm failure A review of President Biden's first year on border policy Hannity after Jan. 6 texted McEnany 'no more stolen election talk' in five-point plan for Trump MORE mocked Jeb Bush, calling him a "low-energy" candidate.
But questions surrounding whom George W. Bush and his father, former President George H. W. Bush, would vote for have been floated throughout the campaign.
Limbaugh cited establishment politics in claiming that the former president and first lady voted for Clinton.
"I submit to you that if you're in the club, and by the club I mean the establishment, if you are among the few elites in Washington and New York that actually, for lack of a better term, run the country, you're going to hang together with other club members," he said.