Skip to comments.Ex-Homeland Security Secretary Ridge hospitalized in Texas
Posted on 11/16/2017 11:42:29 AM PST by bgill
A spokesman says former U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge is in critical condition after undergoing an emergency heart procedure at a hospital in Austin, Texas.
Ridge spokesman Steve Aaron says the 72-year-old Ridge, Pennsylvania's Republican governor from 1995 to 2001, was attending the Republican Governors Association conference when he called for help at his hotel about 7 a.m.
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He was a crappy Governor and an even worse Federal bureaucrat.
Nonetheless, prayers for his recovery.
But he served our nation in Vietnam, and earned: a Bronze Star with "V" Device, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross with palm, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation with Palm, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, and the Combat Infantryman Badge.
Prayers for him.
So did John Kerry. John McCain served in North Vietnam, however.
Prayers for Tom Ridge.
Sorry to hear this...
Huge disappointment as PA governor. Seemed like he spent most of his time after he wimped out on his agenda attempting to make himself ‘look like’ vice-presidential candidate. He never got more than a cursory look.
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