President George H.W. Bush returns to hospital

HOUSTON, Tex. (KBTX)- President George H.W. Bush has been admitted into a Houston hospital for a mild case of pneumonia.

The president's spokesman, Jim McGrath, tells KBTX the 92-year-old is "fine."

McGrath's full statement is below:

"President George H. W. Bush was admitted to Houston Methodist Hospital on Friday for observation due to a persistent cough that prevented him from getting proper rest. It was subsequently determined he had a mild case of pneumonia, which was treated and has been resolved. President Bush is in very good spirits and is being held for further observation while he regains his strength."

No further details have been released at this time.