A full schedule of George H.W. Bush’s memorial events, funeral

Former Sen. Bob Dole salutes the flag-draped casket containing the remains of former President George H.W. Bush as he lies in state at the U.S. Capitol in Washington Tuesday Dec. 4 2018

Trump, despite his clashes with the Bush family, visited Capitol Hill to pay his respects to the 41st president, whose casket was lying in state in the Capitol Rotunda.

Bush died at his Houston home on November 30 at the age of 94.

Mr. Bush is the first president since President Ford's 2006 death to lie in state, and the nation's capital excels at the pageantry.

Just look at that super cute tail wag.

Eulogies will be offered by former President George W. Bush, former Sen.

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Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner urged residents to wear colorful socks at an evening event in front of City Hall in a nod to one of the late former president's favorite fashion accessories. Afterward, Bush's remains will be transported back to Houston to be buried in the family plot, alongside his wife and former first lady Barbara Bush, who died in April.

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

See the latest photos as President George H.W. Bush is laid to rest below.

Although Bush's funeral services are suffused with the flourishes accorded presidents, by his choice they will not include a formal funeral procession through downtown Washington.

"Here lies a great man", said Rep. Paul Ryan, the House speaker, and "a gentle soul". A WWII combat veteran, Bush served as a member of Congress from Texas, ambassador to the United Nations, director of the Central Intelligence Agency, vice president and 41st president of the United States.

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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.

Nasdaq also observed a moment of silence, displayed a message honoring Bush on the Nasdaq Tower in Times Square and announced a Wednesday closure.

Fred Curry, one of the few African-Americans in line, is a registered Democrat from Hyattsville, Maryland, who voted for Bush in 1988, the election won by the one-term president.

After moving to Texas to work in the oil business, Bush turned his attention to politics in the 1960s.

In a recent essay, Clinton declared of Bush: "I just loved him".

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