Former First Lady Barbara Bush Hospitalized

Barbara Bush

Former first lady Barbara Bush and wide of the 41st President, George H.W. Bush was hospitalized for a “respiratory-related issue.” She remained under care on Wednesday in Houston. 

Bush, who is 88 years-old was admitted Monday to Methodist Hospital, family spokesman Jim McGrath said in a statement. Latest reports state that there has been no change in her condition.

According to CNN, McGrath said previously she was in “great spirits” and receiving visitors, including her husband and other members of her family.

President and Mrs. Obama issued a statement offering their thoughts and prayers and wishing her a “speedy recovery.”

Former President Bill Clinton tweeted that he will “be rooting for” her full recovery.

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