3. December 2018, 12:41 pm
The casket of former President George H.W. Bush travels from Texas to Washington, DC, where the late President will be in the US Capitol from Monday afternoon until Wednesday.
Flags in the US Capitol and the White House were cut in half for his honor.
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Airplane carrying Bush's casket to DC
The plane carrying the casket of former President George HW Bush has left Texas to leave Washington before the state funeral and National Day of Mourning.
After a few hours of flight, the plane lands in Andrews Joint Base.
Trump looks forward to a visit from Bushes [19659008PresentatorTrumphatamMondaygetwittertwenterthathasbeenfriendedbyBush-Familiefreut
It is not yet clear when he will visit the family, but he is expected to attend the funeral of the former President at the National Cathedral later this week
"I look forward to being with the Bush family to pay homage to President George HW Bush," said Trump.
Casket begins its journey on the way to DC
Shortly after 10:30 am, the motorcade began its journey with Mr. Bush's casket to Ellington Field Joint Reserve Base. From there, the former President's coffin will fly to Washington, DC
Bush will rest in these socks
Jim McGrath, the spokesman for the family, tweeted a photo of the socks that the late president will remember in his time as a naval aviator.
Bush's dog lies near his casket
The Bush spokesman Family Jim McGrath tweeted a picture Sunday of Bush's Labor Labrador, Sully, who lies near the casket.
"Mission completed. # Remembering41 ," says McGrath.
Sully now lives at the Walter Reed Medical Center in Washington, DC, according to former President George W. Bush.
What We Know About Funeral Plans So Far
President Bush will receive a state funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington, DC. He'll be in Washington state until Wednesday. President Trump wants to participate. 19659004] After Mr. Bush's body leaves DC, there will be a memorial at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston, where his late wife Barbara had a memorial site earlier this year.
Bush expected to leave Texas
The departure The Texas ceremony is expected to take place late Monday morning.
Upon arrival at Andrews Joint Base in Washington, DC, the motorcade will travel to the US Capitol and arrive late Monday afternoon.