(NEW YORK) — President George W. Bush and his wife Laura became new grandparents Saturday when their daughter, Jenna Hager, gave birth to a baby girl named Mila.
“Laura and I are thrilled to announce the birth of our grandchild, Margaret Laura ‘Mila’ Hager. Mila, daughter of Jenna and Henry Hager, is named for her grandmothers,” Bush said in a statement. “We met our beautiful granddaughter today. Jenna and Mila are healthy. And our family is elated.”
Mila, the Bush couple’s first grandchild, was born at 8:43 p.m. Saturday in New York City.
The Bushes will celebrate the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Center at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas on April 25.
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