Friday, 14 December, 2018

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and his wife Columba approach the flag-draped casket of former President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state in the Capitol's Rotunda in Washington Tuesday Dec. 4 2018 Jeb Bush Donald Trump ‘Couldn’t Have Been Nicer’ After Bush Sr. Died AP
Francis Osborne | 05 December, 2018, 04:12

Watch a livestream from Washington National Cathedral as family and friends of former President George H.W. Bush gather Wednesday for a memorial service.

A highly trained service dog, Sully will now go back into service to help other veterans and is going to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, former President George W. Bush wrote in an Instagram post.

On Sunday, President Donald Trump signed an executive order "to allow Federal employees to join their fellow citizens in remembering our forty-first President of the United States".

Bush will be commemorated at a service at the National Cathedral Wednesday morning before being laid to rest Friday in Texas. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.

Sully will reportedly be traveling with the former President's casket on his flight to Washington, D.C. on Monday. Thousands showed up to the Capitol to mourn the former president. She and her husband, Prince Philip, also visited Bush and his wife, Barbara, when their son was in the White House in 2007.

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"I am saddened to learn of the passing of President George H.W. Bush".

"This will be about the celebration of the noble public service that George H.W. Bush gave".

USA bond and options markets were also due to be closed, with energy and foreign exchange markets expected to remain open.

Bush is the 11th president to lie in state at the Capitol and among 31 people to have been given the honor.

After services in Washington, Bush will be returned to Houston to lie in repose at St. Martin's Episcopal Church before burial Thursday at his family plot on the library grounds. Many banks and other businesses also will shut down, and government buildings are flying flags at half-staff until December 30. He would go on to serve as ambassador to the United Nations and China, head of the Central Intelligence Agency and chairman of the Republican National Committee before being elected to two terms as Ronald Reagan's vice president.

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