GOVERNMENT TO BE CLOSED DECEMBER 5 TO MOURN THE LOSS OF FORMER PRESIDENT BUSH - December 3, 2018
Federal Agencies to Close Wednesday to Honor President George H.W. Bush
President Trump announced the closures in an executive order on Saturday out of respect for the 41st president, who died on Friday at the age of 94. Bush will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda in Washington next week and the public will be able to pay respects from 7:30 p.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Wednesday; he will have a funeral at the National Cathedral.