Former President George H.W. Bush to lie in state at U.S. Capitol — live updates

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CBS News December 3, 2018, 10:26 AM

  • The casket of former President George H.W. Bush is heading from Texas to Washington, D.C., where the late president will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol from Monday afternoon until Wednesday.

    The 41st president died late Friday at 94 years old.

    Flags at the U.S. Capitol and White House have been lowered to half staff in his honor.

    Follow along for live updates throughout the day.

  • Bush will be laid to rest in these socks

    Jim McGrath, the family’s spokesperson, tweeted a photo of the socks the late president will be wearing, in memory of his time as a naval aviator.

  • Bush’s dog lies near his casket

    Bush family spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted a picture Sunday of Bush’s service Labrador, Sully, lying near the casket.

    “Mission complete. #Remembering41,” McGrath captioned the image.


    The late President George H.W. Bush’s service dog, Sully the Labrador retriever, lays by Mr. Bush’s casket in Houston, Texas, on Dec. 2, 2018, two days after the 41st President of the United States died at the age of 94. The photo was shared by Mr. Bush’s spokesman Jim McGrath.

    Jim McGrath/Twitter

  • What we know so far about funeral plans

    President Bush will be given a state funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. He will lie in state in D.C. through Wednesday.

    President Trump plans to attend.

    Once Mr. Bush’s body leaves D.C., there will be a memorial at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Houston, where his late wife, Barbara, was memorialized earlier this year.

  • Bush expected to leave Texas

    The departure ceremony from Texas is expected to take place late Monday morning.

    Upon arrival at Joint Base Andrews in Washington, D.C., the motorcade will proceed to the U.S. Capitol and arrive late Monday afternoon.

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