Trump meets Bush family ahead of funeral

Kenneth Moton  ABC News

Kenneth Moton ABC News

The United State's Postal Service is suspending regular mail deliveries that day to honor President George H.W. Bush.

As the nation mourned the death of former president George H.W. Bush over the weekend, his beloved service dog was by his side to the end.

As official Washington paid its respects inside the Capitol, Americans queued up outside the Capitol Visitor Center for their chance. An invitation-only funeral service, which the Trumps will attend, is set for Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral.

Trump had a complicated relationship with the late president.

"Jeb, Neil, Marvin, Doro, and I are saddened to announce that after 94 remarkable years, our dear Dad has died", the message read.

Sully will reportedly be traveling with the former President's casket on his flight to Washington, D.C. on Monday.

Sully showed up Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol, sitting in front of Bush's casket at the Capitol Rotunda, along with people who benefited from the ADA passage under our 41st President.

W. Bush and first lady Laura Bush stand in front of his fathers casket as thousands of onlookers gather in the Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday Dec. 4 2018
John Parkinson ABC News

The offices of Speaker of the House and Senate Majority Leader had to sign off on the use of the rig, Ake said.

"It's important for the country to take this time and reflect on the commonalities that we have rather than the differences", Bush said. President Bush will be laid to rest Thursday at his presidential library on the Texas A&M University campus, where his wife Barbara and their daughter Robin are also buried.

"It was with sadness that I learned of the death of President George H W Bush last night", her statement read.

The stock market will also be closed on Wednesday.

Christy Smith paused over the weekend to pay her respects to Bush at a bronze statue of him at a Houston park.

"He was the first president I voted for", he said, calling the late president someone who felt "public service is more important than politics".

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Mr Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping are due to hold trade talks in Buenos Aires on Saturday, Reuters said . The Leaders' Summit will be complemented by meetings of finance ministers from G20 member states.

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