08/09/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

George William Geist: Willie Geist Welcomes New Son!

"Morning Joe" co-host Willie Geist welcomed a new baby Wednesday when his wife Christina gave birth to a son.

George William Geist was born at 1:35 PM Wednesday afternoon, and while Willie was out Thursday morning the "Morning Joe" panel congratulated Willie and Christina on the birth of their new son.

Mike Barnicle commented that Willie named his son "George W." while TIME Managing Editor Rick Stengel asked, "What does it mean that this baby on the second day of his life is already on television?"

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