Together with his son George H.W. Bush will be joined by former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, who has been honored with Bush, former US Senator Alan Simpson, who was a close friend of Bush, and presidential historian Jon Meacham, the late president's biographer Donald Trump will not attend the funeral Speak, sources with knowledge of the plans tell CNN, however, have said that he will attend the Wednesday monument. Despite the fact that Trump's seizure of power included the disappearance of past presidents, including the two Bushes, the president responded to Bush's death with repeated laudations.
The plans for Bush's funeral were all put into effect before Trump was ever elected CNN. Presidents are traditionally asked to praise the deceased presidents ̵
Trump will make a condolence call to the Bush family at Blair House on Tuesday, opposite a government house opposite the White House. As of Monday morning, all living presidents are expected to attend Bush's funeral on Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral.
Presidents Donald Trump, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter are expected to attend the service, according to sources familiar with the burial plan. The current and all former First Ladies are also expected, with the exception of Rosalynn Carter, the sources said.
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These reflections will continue throughout the week as Bush's casket from Houston, Bush's hometown, travels to Washington DC to lie in the US Capitol. Trump ordered the presidential plane – called Air Force One when the seated president is on board – to pick up Bush's casket and transport it to Washington.
"We will spend three days mourning and three days celebrating the life of a great man," said Trump in Argentina, where he attended the G20 summit. "We look forward to it, and he definitely deserves it, he really did, he was a very special person."
Bush will be in state until Wednesday morning, then his casket will be taken to the National Cathedral for the first of two funeral celebrations for the former president.
Vice President Mike Pence will make brief remarks on Monday at the Capitol's evening ceremony before the public can visit the state-presiding president. Foreign leaders are also expected to pay condolences on Tuesday.
On Thursday, Bush's casket will travel back to Houston, where he will be placed in memorial at St. Martin's Episcopal Church and praised by his grandson Texas, Country Commissioner George P. Bush and former Secretary of State James Baker, a man who has been on Bush's side since Texas's failed 1970 Senate campaign in Texas.
Family members, including children and grandchildren, take part in every service in the country.
Bush's personal relationship with his intelligence services is also fully displayed throughout the entire week of the event. The detail, consisting of agents who maintained a close relationship with the former president, will stand in the second vehicle of the motorcades until his funeral, which will lead to all ceremonies.
Some agents will also do it act as Honor Runners in Texas at the funeral home and at Ellington Field, where Bush will begin his last return flight to Washington DC.
The honoring runners in Washington – for both Bush's entrance to the Rotunda and the National Cathedral – will be naval captains and admirals who commanded the USS George HW Bush and members of the Carrier Strike Group.
Bush's death has also led to a series of symbolic moments.
After service week, Bush is laid to rest at the Texas A & M University's presidential library site, where his wife and Robin, his daughter, who died of leukemia in 1953, are buried.