The nation honors President George H.W. Bush
Former President George H.W. Bush will lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda until Wednesday morning.
The public can pay their respects to the 41st president until 8:45 a.m. ET Wednesday.
We're wrapping our live coverage for the night, but we'll be back tomorrow morning.
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump paid their respects to former President George H.W. Bush in the Capitol Rotunda on Monday night.
The Trumps spent about a minute and 15 seconds in the Rotunda. The President and first lady closed their eyes in apparent prayer. The President then saluted as the first lady placed her hand over her heart.
Trump will pay a condolence call to the Bush family on Tuesday at Blair House, according to the sources, a government house across the street from the White House.
Presidents Donald Trump, Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter are all expected to attend the funeral on Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral, according to sources familiar with the planning of the funeral. The current and all former first ladies are also expected to attend, except for Rosalynn Carter, according to the sources.
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The US Postal Service announced it will "suspend regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative office activity" on Wednesday for the national day of mourning honoring the late former President George H.W. Bush.
The Postal Service said it will provide "limited package delivery service" that day.
The White House said Saturday that President Donald Trump would declare Wednesday a national day of mourning for the country's 41st president.
Former Vice President Dick Cheney described President George H.W. Bush as a "phenomenal leader" who did a "beautiful job" managing key political events worldwide.
Cheney eventually went on to serve as vice president in former President George W. Bush's administration.
The Bushes, he said, had a "very close relationship."
Cheney said one of his favorite photographs is of Bush junior's first day on the job. The photo, he said, shows Bush senior and junior talking about the presidency in the Oval Office.
George H.W. Bush will be laid to rest in socks with jets on them, a tribute to "his lifetime of service, starting as an 18-year-old naval aviator in war," Bush's spokesman Jim McGrath tweeted Monday.
Bush is known for his bold footwear: When Parkinson's disease mostly silenced him in public, Bush flashed his sense of humor by sporting colorful striped socks.
Earlier this year, at his wife's funeral, he wore socks with books on them — a nod to Barbara Bush's main cause during her White House years: literacy.
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump will visit the Capitol Rotunda on Monday night to pay their respects to former President George H.W. Bush.
The Trumps will visit the Bush family at the Blair House, a government house across the street from the White House, on Tuesday.
As of Monday morning, all living Presidents are expected to attend Bush's funeral on Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral.
Moments after the memorial concluded, several members of the Supreme Court paid their respect Monday evening to former President George H.W. Bush.
Justices Clarence Thomas, Stephen Breyer, Sonia Sotomayor, Samuel Alito, Elena Kagan, Neil Gorsuch, Brett Kavanaugh, Chief Justice John Roberts and retired Justice Anthony Kennedy stood solemnly in front of the former president's casket.
Bush is now lying in state.
Officials are paying their respects right now. The public can pay their respects to the 41st president from 7:30 p.m. ET Monday to 8:45 a.m. ET Wednesday.