George H.W. Bush Hospitalized and Under Observation for Low Blood Pressure

A spokesman for the 93-year-old former president said he was alert and comfortable in a hospital in Maine.

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Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized Sunday in Maine after he experienced low blood pressure and fatigue, a spokesman said. Just after 2 p.m., Jim McGrath, a spokesman for the 93-year-old Bush, said he was awake, alert and not in any discomfort. He said Bush would spend at least a few days in the hospital for observation. Bush was taken to Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford. A spokeswoman said Sunday all information would…

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