Former President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara are currently in the hospital. The former President is in ICU according to reports and is stable while Mrs. Bush was admitted as a precaution.

After news of Bush's hospitalization appeared in the news, a letter from the 41st President to Donald Trump was made public. The letter is dated January 10th and points to doctors orders for why the former President and his wife would not be able to make the inauguration on Friday.

The letter was tweeted out  by ABC News' Jonathan Karl.

The 41st President and Donald Trump haven't always been close, but the Bush family did congratulate Donald Trump on his victorious campaign in November. Former President George W. Bush and his wife Laura are still expected to be on hand at the inauguration of Donald Trump on Friday.