Even though he didn’t vote for him, George W. Bush put his best foot forward for president-elect Trump

President Barack Obama shakes hands with Former President George W. Bush after Obama spoke to a large crowd near the Edmund Pettus Bridge, Saturday, March 7, 2015, in Selma, Ala. This weekend marks the 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday,' a civil rights march in which protestors were beaten, trampled and tear-gassed by police at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, in Selma. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

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Another former president is congratulating Donald Trump on winning the race for the White House.

George W. Bush said in a statement that he called Trump Wednesday. He said he and his wife, Laura, wished the president-elect and his family “[their] very best as they take on an awesome responsibility.”

Bush added: “We pray for the success of our country and the success of our new president.”

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A spokesman said Bush and his wife didn’t vote for Trump when casting early ballots for Tuesday’s election.

Bush’s father, George H.W. Bush, also called and congratulated Trump on Wednesday.

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