HOUSTON (AP) – Houston-area media are quoting former President George H.W. Bush’s chief of staff as saying that Bush has been hospitalized in Houston.
The Houston Chronicle and KHOU-TV reported early Wednesday that Bush chief of staff Jean Becker says the 41st president was recently admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital after becoming ill. Becker did not specify the reason the 92-year-old was hospitalized. Both media outlets say his office expects him to go home in a couple of days.READ MORE: Pittsburgh's Fireworks Task Force Uses ShotSpotter To Help Crackdown On Illegal Fireworks
Becker did not immediately return email or telephone calls to her office from The Associated Press.
Bush was hospitalized in Maine in 2015 after falling at his summer home and breaking a bone in his neck.READ MORE: 2 Injured In Drive-By Shooting In Aliquippa
He served as U.S. president from 1989 to 1993.
Barbara Bush was also admitted to the same hospital as her husband after experiencing coughing and fatigue.Former VA Doctor Who Admitted To Fondling Women Sentenced To Probation
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