Hundreds stream past George H.W. Bush's casket at Capitol
Hundreds stream past George H.W. Bush's casket at Capitol
'Mission complete': Sully the service dog to accompany Bush one last time
05 December, 2018, 03:19
A picture of the yellow Labrador retriever lying down in front of Bush's flag-draped casket was posted to Twitter on Sunday night by a spokesman, along with the caption, "Mission complete".
President Trump, in a presidential message to Congress, said Mr. Bush's death was "one of the last pages of a defining chapter in American history", with the generation that fought World War II - then dominated American politics for 40 years - now mostly gone.
"His example will always inspire, and his lifetime of service will be enshrined in the hearts of the American people forever", said Vice President Mike Pence.
"Today, this hero has returned to the Capitol a final time", said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Kentucky Republican.
"I am saddened to learn of the passing of President George H.W. Bush".
With Wednesday designated as a National Day of Mourning for the late former President George H.W. Bush, most federal offices will be closed, the stock markets will be shuttered and the mail will be suspended for the day.
In an invocation opening Monday evening's ceremony, the U.S. House chaplain, the Rev. Patrick J Conroy, praised Bush's commitment to public service, from Navy pilot to congressman, United Nations ambassador, envoy to China and then Central Intelligence Agency director before being elected vice president and then president. President Donald Trump did not attend, but he and first lady Melania Trump came to the Capitol later Monday to pay tribute.
The public is allowed to pay its respects to Bush from 7:30 p.m. Monday (0030 GMT Tuesday) to early Wednesday.
Trump's relationship with the Bush family has been tense. Bush will also be laid to rest next to Robin Bush, the family's 3-year-old daughter Pauline Robinson Bush, who died of leukemia 65 years ago.
After services in Washington, there will be another funeral in Houston on Thursday, followed by burial at the Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas.
Christine Dube, who lives in Vermont, but travels to DC periodically for work, said she believes Bush was from an era where people did "the right thing and you care about America and that comes first".
Eight years later, in accepting his party's nomination for president in 1988, Bush pleaded for a "kinder, and gentler nation". Friday at his home in Houston , according to the family spokesperson. "Thank you very much everybody", Trump replied.
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Not all U.S. presidents have been fond of dogs though: John F Kennedy was allergic to dogs, and Donald Trump does not have one . Sully went to work with Bush this summer after former first lady Barbara Bush passed away earlier this year.
His death also reduces membership in the exclusive ex-presidents' club to four: Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush's son Jeb, Governor of Florida, retweeted the photo , with the simple words: "Sully has the watch".
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