Jeb Bush congratulates Biden: It's 'time to heal deep wounds'
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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) congratulated President-elect Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden team wants to understand Trump effort to 'hollow out government agencies' Overnight Defense: Trump transgender ban 'inflicts concrete harms,' study says | China objects to US admiral's Taiwan visit Protect our world: How the Biden administration can save lives and economies worldwide MORE (D) on his projected victory of the 2020 election, saying, "It's time to heal deep wounds."

"Congratulations to President-elect Biden. I have prayed for our President most of my adult life. I will be praying for you and your success. Now is the time to heal deep wounds. Many are counting on you to lead the way," Bush penned on Twitter Saturday.

Former presidential candidate Bush and President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden team wants to understand Trump effort to 'hollow out government agencies' Trump's remaking of the judicial system Overnight Defense: Trump transgender ban 'inflicts concrete harms,' study says | China objects to US admiral's Taiwan visit MORE sparred in numerous back-and-forth disagreements on the 2016 GOP debate stages. He said earlier this year he would not support the president's reelection bid.

The brother of the 43rd president of the United States was echoed by Republican Sen. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt RomneyWhoopi Goldberg blasts Republicans not speaking against Trump: 'This is an attempted coup' GSA offers to brief Congress next week on presidential transition Democrats brush off calls for Biden to play hardball on Cabinet picks MORE (Utah), who extended congratulations to Biden on behalf of him and his wife.

"We pray that God may bless them in the days and years ahead," said Romney in a tweet addressing Biden and Vice President-elect Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisFive House Democrats who could join Biden Cabinet GOP senator: No indication of widespread voting irregularities, window for Trump challenges is 'closing' Biden pledges to work with mayors MORE (D-Calif.)

World leaders such as Canadian Prime Minister Justin TrudeauJustin Pierre James TrudeauToronto goes into lockdown as COVID-19 cases climb India's prime minister says Kamala Harris's 'success is a matter of great pride and inspiration' China congratulates Biden, Harris on election win MORE and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson also issued early congratulations to the president-elect Saturday, as Biden is slated to address the nation this evening after Pennsylvania and Nevada swung in his favor this morning.