A spokesman for his family is reporting that former president George H.W. Bush is in guarded condition tonight at Methodist Hospital in Houston, Texas, where he has been admitted to the intensive care unit.
Former President Bush (41) remains in "guarded" condition in a Houston hospital. Mr. Bush, 88, is the oldest former POTUS. Carter also 88
— West Wing Reports (@WestWingReport) December 26, 2012
Former President George H.W. Bush in ICU with "stubborn fever," spokesman says http://t.co/BF156HGp
— CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) December 26, 2012
WH says President Obama has been kept aware of President George HW Bush's condition.
— Ali Weinberg (@AliABCNews) December 26, 2012
As Twitchy reported, Bush was hospitalized the day after Thanksgiving for treatment for bronchitis and a lingering cough. He was expected at the time to have been released that week, but a persistent fever has doctors being extremely cautious.
President HW Bush in ICU — in guarded condition. Doctors "cautiously optimistic."
— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) December 26, 2012
Our best wishes to the former president for a speedy recovery.
I just saw President HW Bush is in intensive car. Prayers for him and his family.
— Rachelle (@Shelly__Marie) December 26, 2012
Prayers for former President George HW Bush and family. Hoping he pulls through.
— Andrew Bair (@ProLifePolitics) December 26, 2012
Prayers for President Bush. A great man, and more importantly, a good man. http://t.co/PznFCMEy
— Joe Scarborough (@JoeNBC) December 27, 2012
Former President George H.W. Bush in intensive care. Sending prayers to this good man & his family.
— Monica Crowley (@MonicaCrowley) December 27, 2012