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Response to woundedkarma (Reply #12)

Sat Dec 1, 2018, 04:59 AM

75. THIS - and underscoring to others in the thread - there will be a STATE FUNERAL

With the procession to and lying in state at the Capitol. The flags gotta go down to half staff NOW, etc. There will be a federal holiday as well. Since the elder Bushes were Episcopal, the funeral will probably be at the National Cathedral.

The last state funeral that we had for a former President was for Gerald Ford (2006) so it has been awhile.

However for some reason, given there was zero relationship, although he would be expected to give remarks, it feels like Drumpf might not (but would have to attend).

What will freak him out is the pomp and circumstance of a state funeral and him not getting the attention.

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