George HW Bush spends weekend in hospital

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George HW Bush is the oldest dwelling former US president.

Former US President George Bush Sr will stay in hospital this weekend however might be discharged quickly, his spokesman says.

Mr Bush, 90, was admitted to hospital on Tuesday after affected by a shortness of breath.

His spokesman Jim McGrath mentioned his situation had improved and docs had been “discussing dates for his discharge”.

Mr Bush, who was president from 1989 to 1993, was visited by household on Christmas Day.

Two years in the past, Mr Bush was handled in the identical hospital for greater than two months for a bronchitis-related cough and different points.

He’s the oldest dwelling former US president and a World Conflict II veteran. He can now not use his legs, however in June celebrated his 90th birthday by making a tandem parachute soar.

His son George W Bush served as president from 2001 to 2009.

One other son, Jeb, mentioned this month he’ll “actively discover the opportunity of operating for president” in 2016.

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