George H.W. Bush will not attend GOP convention due to health reasons
July 16th, 2012
08:59 PM ET
2 years ago

George H.W. Bush will not attend GOP convention due to health reasons

Washington (CNN) - President George Herbert Walker Bush and his wife Barbara will not be attending the Republican National Convention this August in Tampa, his spokesman confirmed Monday.

Bush, 88, is confined to a wheelchair due to a disease that limits his mobility and ability to travel from his summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine.
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