George W. Bush to eulogise late father on Wednesday

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LePage has directed that all executive branch State of ME offices will be closed on Wednesday, December 5, 2018, the National Day of Mourning for President George H.W. Bush, who passed away Friday, November 30 at the age of 94.

Along with his son, George H.W. Bush will be eulogized by former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, whose time in power overlapped with Bush, former US Sen.

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Escorted by former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge, Sully watched as mourners paid their respects to the late president, whose casket was covered with an American flag, alongside a red, white and blue flower wreath. President Trump is expected to attend along with former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter.

The nation's capital embraced George H.W. Bush in death with solemn ceremony and high tributes to his service and decency, as the remains of the 41st president took their place in the Capitol Rotunda for three days of mourning and praise by the political elite and everyday citizens alike.

In a statement on Saturday, Trump again referenced the Bush's "thousand points of light" speech and said the former president "inspired generations of his fellow Americans to public service".

"President Bush is Maine's president", stated Governor LePage.

The former President passed away in Houston on the night of November 30 at the age of 94.

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Along with Sully, people across the US are now mourning the 41st US President - Bush served one term from 1989 until 1993 and oversaw the country through the fall of the Soviet Union and the Gulf War.

Some of the agents will also act as honorary pallbearers in Texas at the funeral home and Ellington Field, where Bush will begin his final flight back to Washington, DC.

Bush, the 41st president of the U.S., died at the age of 94 on November 30 and is being remembered across the nation as a lifelong public servant and dedicated family man.

Bush was elected president in 1988 after serving two terms as President Ronald Reagan's vice president.

Trump is scheduled to attend a state funeral Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral -the first presidential funeral since Gerald Ford died in 2006.

A humble hero of World War II, Bush was just 20 when he survived being shot down during a bombing run over a Japanese island.

Following the week of services, Bush will be laid to rest on his presidential library grounds at Texas A&M University, where his wife and Robin, his daughter who died of leukemia in 1953, are buried.

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