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George W Bush Shares How He and Wife Laura Are Taking Care of Themselves during Coronavirus Outbreak

Lois Oladejo
Mar 28, 2020
06:00 P.M.
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Amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Former President George Bush is practicing social distancing maximally. 


President Bush has been keeping a low profile, but he recently spoke about the coronavirus outbreak. In an email to his staff, the former president shared insight on how he and his wife have been washing their hands and staying away from people as much as they can. He also shared how they have been spending their time in their Crawford ranch. 

Former President Geroge W. Bush and former first lady Barbara Bush smile before the Philadelphia Eagles take on the Dallas Cowboys at Lincoln Financial Field on November 11, 2018. | Photo: Getty Images


George revealed that while he had been reading, painting, and riding mountain bikes, the former first lady has been reading, solving puzzles, and hiking. He added that they had also been spending time watching dramas and documentaries. 

He continued the note by urging his staff to take care of themselves and their families. He also expressed gratitude stating that they had them in mind and that they cared for them.


Speaking about Dr. Deborah Birx and Dr. Anthony Fauci, who serve on President Donald Trump's coronavirus task force, noting that while the country was going through difficult times, he had absolute confidence in the experts who are in charge. He wrote:

"Laura and I know Deb Birx and Tony Fauci well, as do many of you. And we know the character of our country. Like other crises we have overcome..."


It is reported that the couple's twin daughters have remained in their respective cities. "Today" co-host Jenna Bush Hager is still in New York City, where she resides with her husband Henry Hager and their three children.

Her twin sister, Barbara Pierce Bush, was said to have moved to Boston with her husband last year. The move was made so she could attend graduate school.

In response to the death of legendary country singer, Kenny Rogers, Bush recently shared a photo of himself and Rogers.


President Bush served as the 43rd US president between 2001 and 2009. Since the global outbreak of the coronavirus, Trump has not sought out the help of any of his predecessors. 

When asked on Sunday why he hadn't reached out to any of the Former President, Trump revealed that he didn't think he was going to learn a lot from them. He said:

"Now, if I felt that if I called, I'd learn something and that would save one life — it would save one life, OK? — I would make the call in two minutes..."


President Trump also expressed disapproval of how Barack Obama handled the H1N1 flu outbreak in 2009 and Bush's response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

In response to the death of legendary country singer, Kenny Rogers, Bush recently shared a photo of himself and Rogers. He captioned the photo stating that he and Laura would miss the singer.

He continued his tribute and added that they loved Rogers and his music, stating that now was the best time to listen and be uplifted by his music.


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