It was announced on Wednesday that former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara had been admitted into the hospital and would be skipping the inauguration. Later that day, it was reported that Bush 41's condition had worsened, and he had been admitted into the ICU.
Today, Friday, it was announced that the former president's condition had improved and that he was no longer on a breathing tube and "breathing well" on his own. He remains in the ICU in stable condition. As for the former first lady, she will remain hospitalized throughout the weekend as a precaution.
JUST IN: Former Pres. George H.W. Bush “breathing well on his own,” remains hospitalized in ICU in stable condition, spokesperson says. pic.twitter.com/CG9UEMDJCC— ABC News (@ABC) January 20, 2017
Our thoughts and prayers are with George and Barbara for their complete and speedy recovery.