Mike Dean, chief upholsterer of the Home of Representatives, vacuums the Lincoln catafalque as work continued Monday for the arrival of former President George H.W. Bush’s casket within the Capitol Rotunda. (Invoice Clark/CQ Roll Name)
The stays of former President George H.W. Bush arrived at Joint Base Andrews on Monday afternoon and companies commenced on the Capitol shortly thereafter.
Right here is the schedule for the Washington D.C. portion of the companies and ceremonies accompanying the 41st president’s state funeral.
Monday, December three
- four:00 p.m. ET Depart Joint Base Andrews for U.S. Capitol
- four:45 p.m. Arrive on the U.S. Capitol
- 5:00 p.m. Lie in state within the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. A bicameral arrival ceremony is held, that includes feedback from Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Chief Mitch McConnell, Vice President Mike Pence and extra. Bush’s sons, former president George W. Bush and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, had been among the many household, buddies and former colleagues in attendance.
- 7:30 p.m. Rotunda opens to the general public to pay their respects
Tuesday, December four
- Bush to lie in state on the Capitol
Wednesday, December 5
- 7:00 a.m. Capitol Rotunda closes to the general public
- 10:00 a.m. Depart U.S. Capitol for Washington Nationwide Cathedral
- 11:00 a.m. Funeral ceremony begins at Nationwide Cathedral
- 12:30 p.m. Bush’s stays will depart the Nationwide Cathedral for Joint Base Andrews
- 1:15 p.m. Ultimate D.C. ceremony is held at Joint Base Andrews earlier than departure en path to Houston. The 41st president can be laid to relaxation on Thursday, December 6 at four:15 p.m. native time at George Bush Presidential Library & Museum in Faculty Station, Texas.
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