George P. Bush says 2020 election wasn't stolen

Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush (R), said he would support former President TrumpDonald TrumpDOJ asks Supreme Court to revive Boston Marathon bomber death sentence, in break with Biden vow Biden looking to build momentum for Putin meeting DOJ tells media execs that reporters were not targets of investigations MORE in a 2024 presidential run, but pushed back on the former president’s claims that the election was stolen.

I think there was fraud and irregularity, I just don’t think it was in a sum that would have overturned the election result,” the son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (R) told Texas Tribune reporter Evan Smith.

Trump has been peddling election fraud conspiracy theory claims ever since he lost the 2020 election, despite multiple court cases where his claims were refuted. Attorney General William BarrBill BarrHouse Judiciary to probe DOJ's seizure of data from lawmakers, journalists Judge temporarily blocks release of Trump obstruction memo Garland pledges review of DOJ policies amid controversy MORE, who served under Trump, and a host of GOP officials have said widespread fraud did not lead to President BidenJoe BidenFormer Rep. Rohrabacher says he took part in Jan. 6 march to Capitol but did not storm building Saudis picked up drugs in Cairo used to kill Khashoggi: report Biden looking to build momentum for Putin meeting MORE's victory.


Trump has neither confirmed nor denied a run for the presidency in the next election cycle. 

Bush also recently backed the GOP's decision to oust Rep. Liz CheneyElizabeth (Liz) Lynn CheneyDemocrat Matt Putorti challenges Stefanik for NY House seat Juan Williams: GOP preparing the ground to steal an election Biden fails to break GOP 'fever' MORE (R) from her leadership position in the House for her pushback against Trump’s election fraud conspiracy claims.

During the interview, Bush indicated he is considering a run for attorney general in Texas.

“I have shared with the public I am taking a very serious look at a run for attorney general but I also wanted to provide deference to those in the legislative halls of this session and make that announcement after they have completed their work,” Bush said.

George P. Bush is the son of Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor defeated by Trump in the 2016 GOP presidential primary. Trump famously mocked Jeb Bush, who had been seen as the front-runner for the GOP nomination that cycle, for being low energy.