George H.W. Bush remains in stable condition in hospital
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Former President George H.W. Bush is in stable condition at a Houston hospital’s intensive care unit and watched the inauguration of President TrumpDonald TrumpUS, South Korea reach agreement on cost-sharing for troops Graham: Trump can make GOP bigger, stronger, or he 'could destroy it' Biden nominates female generals whose promotions were reportedly delayed under Trump MORE with his family, according to a statement.

The statement, sent out Friday, said that the 92-year-old former president is “comfortable” and will remain in the ICU for “observation.”

Bush was hospitalized Wednesday for shortness of breath, according to a family spokesman. His wife, Barbara Bush, was also admitted to the same hospital after the 91-year-old began experiencing “fatigue and coughing.”

“President Bush remains in stable condition in the ICU at Houston Methodist Hospital,” said the statement from his office. “He was extubated this morning, and is breathing well on his own with minimal supplemental oxygen.


“President Bush is comfortable and watching inauguration coverage together with Mrs. Bush, their son Neil and daughter-in-law Maria.”

The statement also provided an update of former first lady Barbara Bush.

“Mrs. Bush, meanwhile, continues to feel better and is focusing on spending time with her husband,” the statement said. “She is expected to remain in the hospital over the weekend as a precaution.”

Prior to Inauguration Day, Bush sent a letter to President Trump, apologizing that he wouldn’t be attending the inauguration and citing health concerns. He was the only living president not in attendance at the ceremony.