National day of mourning: What's open and what's closed on Wednesday

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President Donald Trump and George P. Bush's father, Jeb, engaged in a vitriolic primary rivalry during the 2016 campaign, and Trump has mocked and criticized the legacies of both Presidents Bush.

As the nation continues to mourn former President George H.W. Bush, a number of federal and state offices will be closed Wednesday.

For the special occasion, Sully donned an American flag service vest, emblazoned with the seal of the President of the United States.

The Post, citing a former administration official, said that the Bush family contacted the White House this past summer to make it clear that the President would be welcome at the funeral and, according to the paper, to "assure him that the focus would be on Bush's life rather than their disagreements".

Jennifer Jacobs, White House reporter for Bloomberg News, posted a photo of the readying motorcade and the news that Trump didn't want to walk.

Trump's relations with the Republican establishment have been rocky since his insurgent campaign took him to the party's nomination and then a shock election win in 2016.

Dole, 95, once faced Bush during the 1988 Republican primary fight for the presidential nomination but nonetheless maintained a decades-old friendship with the former president.

Bush himself seemed to be holding back tears.Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, the Senate Democratic leader, placed wreaths in the short ceremony before the rotunda was to be opened to the public.

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Trump also did not attend the funeral in August of another Republican giant, former senator John McCain. He is lying in state in the Capitol Rotunda and will be buried Thursday in Texas after a state funeral service Wednesday at Washington National Cathedral.

President George W. Bush, son of the late president and himself "No. 43" in the line of presidents, led the Bush family in the ceremonial duties at the arrival of the casket and the early commemorations.

"Resolute through war, President Bush was magnanimous in peace", Mr. Trump said.

Ryan recalled how Bush earned his first vote as a young man, adding that the former president was a "great patriot".

Upon his death, Queen Elizabeth II also released a statement.

The Texas Republican, who served as the 41st USA president from 1989 to 1993, died Friday at age 94.

"As one person said, he can do just about anything except make you a martini, but not to worry, he can go get you someone to make you a martini", McGrath said in June. The service will take place tomorrow at The National Cathedral in Washington.

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