US Barbara Bush: Across Twitter, well wishes pour in for ailing former first lady

10:10  16 april  2018
10:10  16 april  2018 Source:   usatoday.com

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Obamas Wish ex-1st Lady Well . US President Barack Obama wished Barbara Bush well on Wednesday, saying he and his wife Michelle hoped the ailing former first lady would feel better soon.

Washington: US President Barack Obama wished Barbara Bush well on Wednesday, saying he and his wife Michelle hoped the ailing former first lady would feel better soon. The 88-year-old was admitted to a Texas hospital on Monday for a “respiratory-related” issue

Barbara Bush listens to her son, President George W. Bush, as he speaks March 18, 2005, in Orlando. © J. Scott Applewhite, AP Barbara Bush listens to her son, President George W. Bush, as he speaks March 18, 2005, in Orlando.

Warm wishes poured in for former first lady Barbara Bush Sunday as word spread of her failing health.

Bush spokesman Jim McGrath announced via Twitter Sunday that Bush, 92, had declined further medical treatment and instead would focus on "comfort care."

Barbara and George H.W. Bush have been married since 1945 and had six children, including former president George W. Bush as well as former Florida governor and presidential candidate Jeb Bush. McGrath tweeted that the large family had gathered to be near Mrs. Bush.

From politicos to newsmakers, people offered prayers and good thoughts.

President Trump didn't tweet about the ailing first lady, but Vice President Pence and his wife, Karen, sent their prayers to the Bush family.

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Melania Trump takes White House staffers who knew Barbara Bush to funeral .
First lady Melania Trump brought two White House staff members who were close to the Bush family as her guests to former first lady Barbara Bush's funeral on Saturday in Houston. Trump was accompanied by former White House head maître d' George Hainey and current White House usher Buddy Carter, the first lady's office said."She knew they were very close to the Bush family and wanted them to be able to pay their respects," spokeswTrump was accompanied by former White House head maître d' George Hainey and current White House usher Buddy Carter, the first lady's office said.

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