Final farewells to former President George H. W. Bush

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The nation will say farewell to former President George H. W. Bush on Wednesday morning in Washington D.C. 

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A state funeral is being held today for the late former President. 

President Donald Trump has declared this as a national day of mourning. 

On Tuesday, President Trump met with the Bush family including former President George W. Bush.

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They visited George H. W. Bush’s casket in the capitol rotunda. 

A stream of people continue to pay their respects to our 41st President at the capitol. 

The funeral service is private at the National Cathedral, but will be live-streamed for the public starting at 10 a.m. 

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Those intending include the Trumps, remaining former U.S. Presidents, world leaders, and a host of dignitaries. 

Governor Dannel Malloy issued an executive order, declaring today a “Day of Remembrance” to honor the late President. He’s asking everyone across the state to observe one minute of silence beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday morning. 

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