Sully the service dog visits Bush’s casket in the US Capitol

Carla Harmon
December 6, 2018

Bush's state funeral will take place on Wednesday at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. The former president will then be transported to his presidential library in College Station, Texas, where he will be laid to rest alongside his wife of 73 years, Barbara Bush. A group of six of the world's most influential people sat side-by-side today, but the tension was seen on some of their faces as the camera panned on the group.

President Donald Trump tweeted earlier Tuesday that Mrs.

Like Bush, Dole is a military veteran.

Sully The Service Dog Arrives To View Owner George H.W. Bush's Casket

Fformer President George H.W. Bush and his wife Barbara wave out the window of a new locomotive numbered 4141.

Dole, 95 years old, shares many things in common with President George H.W. Bush, who died on Friday at age 94.

Trump has proclaimed Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush. Her Majesty had a special bond with the former president as she was the first British monarch to visit his home state of Texas in 1991.


Vice President Mike Pence said "President Bush was a great leader who made a great difference in the life of this nation".

The images come just days after Sully's Instagram account shared a photo of the visibly sad pup in front of Bush's casket.

"I'm just here to pay my respects", said Jane Hernandez, a retired doctor.


President Bush tweeted then that it was, "A great joy to welcome home the newest member of our family, 'Sully, ' a attractive - and beautifully trained - lab from @AmericasVetDogs".

The queen and Philip weren't the only ones who visited with and had a close relationship with George H.W. Bush. The first was Abraham Lincoln following his assassination in 1865.

Cannon fire roared again outside the Capitol as the sun sank and the younger Mr Bush stood with his hand over his heart, watching the casket's procession up the steps. Bush also occasionally travelled by train in 1992, when he was defeated by Democrat Bill Clinton, including making Midwest stops aboard a train dubbed "The Spirit of America".


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