According to the assertion, the 75-year-old Ridge was acutely aware when he arrived on the hospital’s emergency division and later underwent a profitable process to take away a blood clot. He was in essential however steady situation early Wednesday night.

“The family requests your prayers for a full recovery. Further updates will be provided as events warrant,” the assertion stated.

Pennsylvania Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf tweeted Wednesday night: “Frances and I are sending our prayers to the Ridge family. Wishing Governor Ridge a full and swift recovery.”