Dec. 5 to be designated as National Day of Mourning in honor of former President George H.W. Bush

Dec. 5 to be designated as National Day of Mourning in honor of former President George H.W. Bush
President Donald Trump is set to designate Dec. 5 as a National Day of Mourning in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.

EAST TEXAS (KLTV) - President Donald Trump is set to designate Dec. 5 as a National Day of Mourning in honor of former President George H.W. Bush.

Saturday, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders released a statement on behalf of the president and First Lady:

“The President and First Lady were notified late last night of President George H.W. Bush’s passing. President Trump is scheduled to speak with President George W. Bush this morning and offer his condolences on behalf of himself, the First Lady, and the entire country. A state funeral is being arranged with all of the accompanying support and honors. The President will designate Wednesday, December 5th as a National Day Of Mourning. He and the First Lady will attend the funeral at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.”

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