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W. Bush watches as the flag-draped casket of his father former President George H.W. Bush is carried by a joint services military honor guard to lie in state in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol Dec. 3 2018 in Washington

He is seen lying down in front of President George H.W. Bush's casket, looking forlorn.

The U.S. Postal Service is suspending regular mail deliveries that day, after President Donald Trump declared it a federal holiday to honor President George H.W. Bush.

CNN used the event to assume the worst of the president and proceeded not to focus on remembering the life of Bush, but instead focus on attacking the president, more specifically, his character.

Trump then saluted Bush, a gesture belying the history of antipathy between the Republican president and the Bush family.

Ferried by motorcade to the Capitol along streets bathed in the auburn afternoon sun, the president ended his journey along Constitution Avenue, adorned with USA and D.C. flags flying from lamp posts.

"He kept us flying high and challenged us to fly higher still, and he did it with modesty and kindness that would've been surprising in someone one-tenth as tough and accomplished as he was", McConnell said.

Bush's casket will be transported by a motorcade Wednesday morning to the Washington National Cathedral, where a state funeral will be held at 11 a.m.(1600 GMT) and be attended by Trump and the first lady.

Sully went to work with Bush this summer after former first lady Barbara Bush passed away earlier this year.

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"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.

People filed into the Capitol throughout the chilly, overcast day to pay respects to the 41st president, a son and father of privilege now celebrated by everyday citizens for his common courtesies and depth of experience.

Seems Sully couldn't bear to leave Bush just yet.as we reported, the service dog was supposed to be returned to America's VetDogs and head up to NY to prepare for his next assignment after flying with Bush's casket from Houston to D.C.

"And I would want to encourage moms to look at what good leaders are and to never lose hope that they can't raise their children with good morals and integrity".

Dole worked with Bush when he was President Ronald Reagan's vice president and helped Bush get the Americans with Disabilities Act through Congress.

Following the service in Washington, Bush will be flown to Houston Wednesday to lie in repose at St. Martin's Episcopal Church before burial Thursday at his family plot behind the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum at Texas A&M University. Dole also served in the war.

Some banks and local courts around the country will also be closed.

And in June, when fellow former president Bill Clinton paid Bush a visit, he showed off some blue socks that had the Arkansas Democrat's face stitched into them. She told Xinhua that she respected Bush immensely. "We could all learn from the example he set, and we could use more like him right now, on both sides of the aisle", said Carper.

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