Former Sen. Bob Dole (R-KS) is in the hospital, he tweeted on Friday. He said that he hoped to be "home sipping a cosmo" in the near future and thanked people for their prayers and well-wishes.
Thank you all for your prayers and well wishes. I hope to be home sipping a cosmo in a few days. https://t.co/V9ezzlPbE8— Senator Bob Dole (@SenatorDole) September 22, 2017
Former Sen. Elizabeth Dole (R-NC), Sen. Dole's wife, tweeted her apologies for missing the Invictus Games due to her husband's hospitalization.
According to Dole's spokesperson, the former senator has been hospitalized for low blood pressure at Walter Reed Military Medical Center since September 13. Dole turned 94 years old on July 22.
Many tweeted their well-wishes for Dole's speedy recovery.
You can't keep a great man down.— Jim McGrath (@jgm41) September 22, 2017
Wishing my friend @SenatorDole well and praying for a quick and speedy recovery.— Senator Mike Crapo (@MikeCrapo) September 22, 2017
Get well soon, Sen. Dole!