President George H.W. Bush en route to lie in state at Capitol

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Via Rebecca Shabad

WASHINGTON — The frame of former President George H.W. Bush was once being flown Monday on “Particular Air Venture 41,” a presidential airplane quickly renamed in honor of the 41st president, from Houston to the country’s capital, the place he’s going to lie in state till Wednesday.

Leaders of the Area and Senate introduced over the weekend that the previous president, who died Friday at 94, would lie in state within the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.

Contributors of Congress are anticipated to carry an arrival rite round four:45 p.m. ET Monday, just a little greater than an hour after the flight from Ellington Airport lands at Joint Base Andrews. President Donald Trump dispatched the federal government airplane to Texas select up the previous president, in addition to participants of his circle of relatives.

Bush’s spokesman, Jim McGrath, tweeted a photograph of the airplane early Monday morning.

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