Tuesday, December 4, 2018

George H.W. Bush makes final landing in Washington

A military guard carried George H.W. Bush’s coffin into the U.S. Capitol on Monday as the sun set in Washington, beginning several days of ceremonies and tributes to the 41st president.

In addition to Bush’s family — including former President George W. Bush — lawmakers and former and current government officials filled the Capitol Rotunda, where the late president’s body lies in state, the 32nd person to be so honored.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, in the opening eulogy, said Bush ran the nation with “modesty and kindness that would have been surprising in someone one-tenth as tough and accomplished as he was.”

Read entire article and see video here: https://www.politico.com/story/2018/12/03/george-hw-bush-washington-funeral-1041043?cid=apn

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