Speaker Ryan: President George H.W. Bush to Lie in State in the United States Capitol Rotunda

Contact: AshLee Strong, 202-225-0600

WASHINGTON—House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) today announced that the late President George H.W. Bush will lie in state in the United States Capitol Rotunda.

A bicameral arrival ceremony will be held for President Bush on Monday, December 3 at 5:00 p.m. ET.

The public is invited to pay their respects from Monday, December 3, at 7:30 p.m. ET until Wednesday, December 5, at 7:00 a.m. ET.

The Bush family will provide additional details regarding arrangements beyond the Capitol ceremony.

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