Former President George H.W. Bush, like died late Friday will have a state funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. After Mr. Bush’s body leaves Washington DC he will remember on St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston, the same church where his wife Barbara, memorialized earlier this year, reports CBS News Omar Villafranca.
Mr. Bush will be buried at his presidential library in College Station, Texas.
President Trump will appoint Wednesday as a national day of sadness, said the Deputy Secretary Sarah Sanders. The White House has already lowered its flag to the glory of the former president. Sanders said that Mr Trump and the first lady Melania Trump will attend the funeral.
The White House also issued a proclamation that ordered the American flag to fly to half-staff at the White House and to all public buildings and grounds, to all military services and seas, to all shipping vessels and to US consulates and embassies abroad for 30 days.
Bush is expected to be in the state at the Capitol before its funeral. According to its website, the Bush family collaborates with the Ministry of Defense’s working group-National Capital Region to make arrangements for the funeral.
Exact dates and times for ceremonies in Texas and Washington are not yet available. Later Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that Bush’s body will be in the state in the Capitol from December 3 at. 1
7:00. until December 5 at 7 am.
Global News Canada reported that former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney will promise Bush’s funeral.
Mr. Trump did not attend the funeral of Mr. Bush’s wife, former first lady Barbara Bush, in April this year, although the first lady Melania Trump attended.
The Last Great Burial in Washington was the one of Arizona Sen. John McCain A Vocal critic of Mr. Trump. The president did not attend McCain’s funeral, where former President George W. Bush and Barack Obama spoke. It is unclear how the former presidents will respond to Mr Trump at Bush’s funeral. Mr Trump ran on reversing Mr Obama’s legacy and defeated Mr Clinton’s wife Hillary in the 2016 presidential election.
Elder Bush was also not a fan of Mr. Trumps, according to an interview from May 2016 with Mark K. Updegrove in his book, “The Last Republicans.” He said he believed that Trump had been driven by “a certain ego” and that he did not “resemble” Mr. Trump. “
” I do not know much about him, but I know he’s a windy, “Allow Mr. Bush” And I’m not so glad he’s a leader. “