Mission complete: George HW Bush's service dog in final act of service

Mission complete: George HW Bush's service dog in final act of service

The funeral at the Washington National Cathedral, set to be attended by a wide array of former presidents and politicians, including Donald Trump, will last 90 minutes.

The former president wore bright pink ones at apresidential library dedication for his son in 2013, and also sporteda red pair with his own face on them while accepting an award from the Lyndon B. Johnson Foundation in Houston that same year.

Haslam had previously ordered all flags over state buildings and the Tennessee Statehouse be lowered to half-staff until sunset on December 30 to honor Bush's life. United States for Thursday. The New York Stock Exchange and Nasdaq will also be closed.

Baker described the elder Bush's final moments. The Supreme Court is delaying arguments by a day for the national day of mourning.

Carter replaced Bush with Stansfield Turner.

The body of former US President George HW Bush has arrived at the US Capitol in Washington, where mourners will pay tribute to the man who led the nation as the Cold War ended. The show will be hosted by Libby Casey with reporters Hannah Jewell and Rhonda Colvin on Capitol Hill, Lee Powell and Nicole Ellis in Houston.

Mayor Sylvester Turner is hosting Monday evening's event featuring music and community leaders in front of City Hall.


The late President Bush loved to wear colorful socks.

Vice President Pence, remembering Bush's service as a naval aviator in World War II and his life in public service, said "he never failed to answer the call to serve his country".

He said Bush was the first president he ever voted for and was "the first president to teach me and many of us that in a democracy sometimes you fall short", and how you handle that, "is just as important as how you win".

Later Monday night, President Trump and the first lady paid their respects to Bush at the Capitol Rotunda.

Following the passing of former President George H.W. Bush on Friday, "60 Minutes" aired an interview with his son, President George W. Bush, who shared a touching memory of his father from shortly after he was sworn in as commander in chief in 2001.

Fortune reports,"The four-day tribute will start on Monday morning with a departure ceremony held at the Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base in Houston at 11:30 a.m".

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