George H.W. Bush Is Hospitalized, And He 'Very Much Regrets' Missing His Hometown Memorial Day Parade
It has been a tough few months for the former president George H.W. Bush. First, his wife of many years Barbara passed away in April. The 93-year-old was then hospitalized just one day after her funeral.
As reported, Bush had contracted an infection that spread to his blood. Luckily, he responded to treatment as well as medication and was soon released from hospital.
But unfortunately, the former president was hospitalized again. He arrived in Maine to attend the annual Memorial Day parade. But on May 27, he was rushed to a hospital due to fatigue and blood pressure.
As a result, Bush missed out the event that he wanted to attend so much. The former president took to Twitter to share how he regretted not being there at the parade:
I am forever grateful not only to those patriots who made the ultimate sacrifice for our Nation – but also the Gold Star families whose heritage is imbued with their honor and heroism.
Very much regret missing the Memorial Day parade today in Kennebunkport, and am forever grateful not only to those patriots who made the ultimate sacrifice for our Nation -- but also the Gold Star families whose heritage is imbued with their honor and heroism.— George Bush (@GeorgeHWBush) May 28, 2018
There’s high likelihood Bush will stay in the hospital for a couple of days to make sure he’s doing fine. There have been no updates on his health since hospitalization.
Other politicians also took to various social media to express thanks to those who have served on Memorial Day, including Donald Trump. In fact, his tweet sent the Internet into frenzy.
Instead of just expressing his gratitude and condolences, the president reminded everyone of the all achievements made during his first year of presidency. You can find his tweet below:
Happy Memorial Day! Those who died for our great country would be very happy and proud at how well our country is doing today. Best economy in decades, lowest unemployment numbers for Blacks and Hispanics EVER (& women in 18years), rebuilding our Military and so much more. Nice!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2018
People on Twitter believe that the families of those who died for the country would not react positively to the president making the Memorial Day all about himself.
What do you think?