President Bush to lie in state Monday through Wednesday

Former President George H.W. Bush watches flight operations aboard USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), Photo Date: 7/14/10 / Photo: Nicholas Hall / MGN
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WASHINGTON, DC (KBTX) - President George H.W. Bush will lie in state inside the U.S. Capitol Rotunda beginning Monday December 3.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced those plans Saturday.

A bicameral arrival ceremony will be held for President Bush on Monday, December 3 at 5:00 p.m. ET. The public is invited to pay their respects from Monday, December 3, at 7:30 p.m. ET until Wednesday, December 5, at 7:00 a.m. ET.

The president will be honored with a state funeral on Wednesday. President Donald Trump is expected to attend.