George HW Bush's final journey to the Capitol

Leroy Wright
December 4, 2018

He also thanked Bush's family for sharing "this special man" with the country and the world.

In a moment made for the history books, the sun set over Washington as the the casket bearing Mr.

But, Sully shocked everyone - in a good way - when he pawed his way into the Capitol, where Bush is lying in state.

Meanwhile, other late-night hosts, including Jimmy Kimmel and Seth Meyers, mocked Trump's appearance at the G-20 summit in Argentina, where at one point he accidentally walked away from Argentinian President Mauricio Macri when he was expected to pose for a photo shoot.

The US Postal Service announced it will "suspend regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative office activity" on Wednesday for the national day of mourning honoring the late former President George H.W. Bush.

"His example will always inspire, and his lifetime of service will be enshrined in the hearts of the American people forever", said Vice President Mike Pence.

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The change in tone is likely fueled Bush family assurances that the 41st President's funeral would be free of political tension and the anti-Trump sentiment that permeated McCain's funeral, the Washington Post reported. Flags on public buildings are flying at half-staff for 30 days.

Bush died at his Houston home on November 30 at the age of 94.

Bush's passing puts him back in the Washington spotlight after more than two decades living the relatively low-key life of a former president. His remains are scheduled to arrive at Andrews Air Force Base in Maryland in the afternoon. An aide revealed this weekend that Mr. The elder Bush enjoyed wearing a colorful pair of socks for different occasions.

After the war, Mr. In remarks at the Capitol, House Speaker Paul Ryan praised the two-term congressman from Texas as a "great man" and a "gentle soul".

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump pay their respects to former President George H.W. Bush, as he lies in state in the Rotunda of the U.S. Capitol, Dec. 3, 2018.

In the 1970s, Mr.

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