UPDATED 8:15 AM PT — Sat. Dec. 1, 2018
President Trump declares next Wednesday as a national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush.
In a statement today the White House said the President is scheduled to speak with former President George W. Bush today to offer condolences on behalf of himself and First Lady Melania Trump.
Officials are planning for a state funeral for the late President at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.
President Trump said he and First Lady Melania will be in attendance.
Bush will then be buried with his wife at his Presidential Library in Texas.
This comes as tributes pour in from around the world in the wake of his passing.