US President George W Bush’s mother Barbara is in a Texas hospital after complaining of a “little bit of pain”, it was announced today.
Family spokesman Jim McGrath said former first lady Mrs Bush, 83, went to Methodist Hospital in Houston last night as a precaution.
She had been experiencing some pain this week but Mr McGrath did not know what it was.
Mr McGrath said all of the results for tests she had undergone had been negative and Mrs Bush might be released soon or kept in as a precaution.
Her husband, former US president George Bush senior, was with her, Mr McGrath said.