Mike Dean, chief upholsterer of the House of Representatives, vacuums the Lincoln catafalque as the Capitol prepares for the arrival of former President George H.W. Bush’s casket in the Capitol Rotunda on Monday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
This week, Congress paused to pay respects to the 41st President of the United States George H.W. Bush, who died Nov. 30 at age 94.
Here’s the entire week in Washington:
A counter-assault sniper sets up on the roof of the House side of the Capitol before the arrival of the George H.W. Bush to lie in state in the Rotunda on Monday. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) A military honor guard carries the Bush casket up the steps of the Capitol to lie in state in the Rotunda. Seen at right is his son, former President George W. Bush, and former First Lady Laura Bush. Also pictured to the left of the casket, from right, are Dan Quayle, James Baker, Colin Powell, and Dick Cheney. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Bush’s casket is placed onto the Lincoln Catafalque in the Capitol Rotunda. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) George W. Bush, Laura Bush, and former Gov. Jeb Bush watch in the Rotunda as the casket is carried in. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) President Donald Trump salutes as First Lady Melania Trump holds her hand over her heart at in the Capitol Rotunda Monday night. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)
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Tom Ridge looks down as Sully, George H.W. Bush’s service dog, visits the Capitol Rotunda on Tuesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Watch: President George W. Bush’s Full Eulogy to His Father Mari Savickis and her daughter, Nikki, 7, watch the motorcade containing the late George H.W. Bush leave the the Capitol grounds to his funeral at Washington National Cathedral on Wednesday morning. Members of the D.C. National Guard salute in the background. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Senate staffers watch from inside the Russell Senate Office Building as the funeral procession for Bush departs the Capitol on Wednesday morning. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) The U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree stands in front of the Capitol on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018. The annual tree lighting was postponed for two days due to the ceremonies surrounding Bush funeral. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) Watch: Simpson’s Energetic and Joyful Tribute to Bush at Funeral Get breaking news alerts and more from Roll Call on your iPhone or your Android.