Joe Biden called Bill Clinton and wished him a "speedy recovery."

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source: thehill.com

The president of the United States spoke by phone with the former president, hospitalized since Tuesday due to an infection.

The president of the United States, Joe Biden, spoke by phone this Friday with former US president Bill Clinton (1993-2001), hospitalized since Tuesday due to an infection, and wished him a "speedy recovery."

The deputy spokeswoman for the White House, Karine Jean-Pierre, reported in a brief statement about the telephone conversation between the two Democratic politicians, in which both expressed their desire to "see each other again soon."

"President Biden wishes President Clinton a speedy recovery," the spokeswoman added.

Clinton, 75, was admitted to the University of California Medical Center in Irvine on Tuesday due to a urinary tract infection that led to a blood infection known as sepsis. His doctors told various media. .

"He is improving, in a good mood, and very grateful to the doctors, nurses, and staff who are taking excellent care of him," Clinton spokesman Angel Ureña said in a statement Thursday.

During a visit to Connecticut on Friday, before speaking on the phone with Clinton, Biden commented that the former president was on the mend according to the information he had.

"He seems fine, God willing (he will recover)," said Biden, 78, as he tapped the wood of the presidential podium with his knuckles.

The medical team treating Clinton said Thursday in another statement that it hopes to discharge the former president soon.

These doctors, Lisa Bardick and Alpesh Amin, explained that "after two days of treatment, her white blood cell count was declining and she was given antibiotics" and fluids that were given "intravenously". Was, giving a good answer.

"We hope he will go home soon," Bardack and Amin concluded.

The former president underwent a quadruple bypass in 2004 and another heart surgery in 2010. However, his doctors say that his current hospitalization is not related to heart problems or Covid 19.

Clinton is one of four former US presidents still alive, along with Donald Trump (2017-2021), Barack Obama (2009-2017), George W. Bush (2001-2009), and Jimmy Carter (1977-1981). ۔

At 97 years old, the latter is the longest-lived president in the history of the United States.

William Jefferson Clinton, known as "Bill Clinton," was the 42nd president of the United States of America from 1993 to 2001. He is a politician and lawyer, born in Arkansas on August 19, 1946.

Before he arrived in the White House, he served as governor and attorney general of that Arkansas.

In 1998 he starred in the so-called "Lewinsky scandal" due to a sexual relationship between the then 49-year-old president of the United States and a 22-year-old White House intern, Monica Lewinsky.

Clinton is a member of the Democratic Party and was known as a New Democrat. Many of his policies reflected a centrist "Third Way" political philosophy during his time in office. He is the husband of former Secretary of State, former U.S. Senator, and two-time presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.