Flags at half-staff for former President

Flags at half-staff for former President

Funeral preparations are underway for the country's 41st President, George H.W. Bush, who died on Friday night at the age of 94.

"We will be spending three days of mourning and three days celebrating a really great man's life", Trump told reporters in Buenos Aires, before returning to Washington on Saturday, the Washington Times reported.

"Air Force One will be taking myself and a group of our people back to Washington".

Bush senior is the father of George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the US.

Family and friends will then gather at the National Cathedral in Washington for an 11 a.m. funeral service on Wednesday.

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On Monday, members of both the House and Senate will attend an arrival ceremony held at the U.S. Capitol at 4:45 p.m. ET. Texas A-and-M says that Bush will be buried alongside his wife Barbara and his daughter Robin in his family plot. Bush will lie in state in the rotunda until Wednesday morning.

The elder Bush was well-respected before, during and after his presidency throughout the nation, especially in Texas which he called home.

Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued a statement on the passing of President George H.W. Bush.

The Bush family is working with the Department of Defense's Joint Task Force National Capitol Region to implement a funeral schedule in accordance with the late President's wishes.

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