Trump sends Air Force One to Houston to carry Former President Bush to D.C.

8 days ago

U.S President Donald Trump will send Air Force One to Houston on Monday to carry former President George H.W. Bush's remains to Whashington, DC.

Bush's casket will leave Houston at 10:30 a.m. local time Monday, first of four days of events honoring the 41st president.

The casket's arrival is expected at 3:30 p.m. then the remains will be taken to the US Capitol Rotunda where it will lie in state until 10 a.m. Wednesday, the Capitol will be open to the public from 7:45 p.m. Monday to 8:45 a.m. Wednesday.

Trump has proclaimed Wednesday a national day of mourning. Bush will lie in repose beginning at 6:45 p.m. at St. Martin's Episcopal Church after being flown back to Houston.