Funeral Plans Set For Former President George H.W. Bush

03 December, 2018, 16:01 | Author: Carlos George
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The coffin will be flown from Texas to DC on board Air Force One - temporarily renamed Special Air Mission 41, in homage to the late president - and then back on Wednesday, with Sully accompanying the body throughout.

Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath on Sunday night honored the service dog who accompanied George H.W. Bush during the former president's final months.

In Texas, students, staff and visitors have been flocking to Bush's presidential library on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station.

Arnold Schwarzenegger has paid a glowing tribute to his "dear friend" as he joined a long list of celebrities who have saluted former president George H.W. Bush, who died on Friday, aged 94.

Donald Trump has ordered the federal government closed on Wednesday for a national day of mourning. "He and the First Lady will attend the funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.", White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Saturday morning.

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Funeral plans have been set for former president George H.W. Bush.

Trump and Bush had never made a mystery of their reciprocal antipathy. As a true patriot and a visionary, President Bush will forever be viewed by people with disabilities and their families as a hero through his efforts to enact the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Mr. Bush was a decorated World War II fighter pilot who dedicated his life to public service as a congressman, ambassador, Central Intelligence Agency director, vice president and the 41st president, but the AP's tweet focused on his defeats. His accomplishments were great from beginning to end.

"He was just a high-quality man who truly loved his family", Trump said on Saturday while in Argentina for the G20 summit.

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