Former President George H.W. Bush is lying in state in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda as people from all walks of life pay their respects to him. Earlier, the nation's leaders recognized Bush's commitment to his country and his impressive accomplishments. Among those who spoke during a memorial for the 41st president yesterday were Vice President Mike Pence, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan. President Trump and the First Lady Melania Trump showed up at the Capitol last night to pay their respects.
Bush will be laid to rest in Texas on Thursday, following several days of memorials and services in his honor this week.
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