President Bush today wished Bill Clinton "best wishes for a swift and speedy recovery." Bush said at a campaign rally that he is holding Clinton "in our thoughts and prayers." Bush offered his wishes while campaigning one day after accepting the presidential nomination at the Republican National Convention in New York. Clinton was hospitalized in New York after complaining of mild chest pain and shortness of breath. ------ Bush recently praised Clinton when the former president went to the White House for the unveiling of his official portrait. He lauded Clinton for his knowledge, compassion and "the forward-looking spirit that Americans like in a president."