Former first lady Barbara Bush in failing health and no longer seeking medical treatment
According to a statement from the Bush family, former first lady Barbara Bush is calling off further medical treatment as she succumbs to congestive heart failure.
The 92-year-old wife of former President George H.W. Bush has additionally been suffering from COPD and has been in and out the hospital numerous times over the past year.
A statement from Bush family spokesperson Jim McGrath can be seen below:
Statement by the Office of George H. W. Bush on the health of former First Lady Barbara Bush. pic.twitter.com/4csUS6IRKZ
— Jim McGrath (@jgm41) April 15, 2018