First Lady Barbara Bush

A statement was just put out by the Bush family spokesperson, Jim McGrath, indicating former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized yesterday "after contracting an infection that spread to his blood." It further maintains the treatment is working and he is recovering. Having recently attended the funeral of his wife, First Lady Barbara Bush, the news is particularly upsetting. 

 

    

You may recall that they were simultaneously admitted to the hospital for respiratory conditions last year. That type of scenario is not uncommon as infections like...

Jim McGrath, the post-White House spokesman for former President George H.W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush, just tweeted that an apparently ill Mrs. Bush, after a series of recent hospitalizations, has made the decision not to seek further medical treatment. Instead, she is shifting her focus onto "comfort care."

The official statement reads as follows: 

  

It appears from the information released that there is a chronic nature to her recent poor health. Beyond that, not much has been publicly disclosed. You may recall when she...