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tv   President George H.W. Bush Arrival to Joint Base Andrews  CSPAN  December 3, 2018 3:16pm-4:14pm EST

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we will see how they figure that one out. in point i'm making is that distinguish easy to between national and political. , the monarchy so. this is not an accident or weird thing. , that is one of the big differences where turkeyically insofar and haveediately come problems with the republicanism. it is not a sunny party, but a
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republican party. sformer president h w bush' casket left houston and some family members were on board. tasked withboard air mission special 41. later, the house and senate have a ceremony in the rotunda of the capital before the lying in state begins and they will pay respectsps -- the through wednesday morning.
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>> friends and family of george h.w. bush arriving. the late president arriving here. we'll take you to the floor of the house as that gavel in. in order. the house will be list of a text sent to members on december 1 of the reassembly of the house. the clerk: dear colleague, pursuant to clause 2-e of rule 1 and after consultation with the minority leader of the house, i have determined that the public interest requires that the house reassemble at 3:45 p.m. on monday, december 3, 2018, further announcements will be provided by the majority leader's office. thank you for your attention to this urgent matter. signed sincerely, paul d. ryan, speaker of the house of representatives. the speaker: the prayer will be offered by our chaplain, father
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conroy. the chaplain: let us pray. loving god, we give you thanks for giving us another day. the house comes together for the special purpose of welcoming president george h.w. bush to the capitol to lie in state. may we all be grateful for his life of service. and immolate that life in the service we offer to our nation. may all that is done this day be for your greater honor and glory, amen. the speaker: the chair's examined of the last day's proceedings and announces to the house his approval thereof. pursuant to clause 1 of rule 1 the journal stands approved. the pledge of allegiance will be led by the gentleman from texas, mr. arrington. mr. arrington: i pledge allegiance to the flag of the united states of america and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under god, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
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the chair will receive a message. prime minister may: mr. speaker, a -- the messenger: mr. speaker, a message from the president of the united states. the secretary: i am directed by the president of the united states to deliver to the house of representatives a message in writing. the speaker: the chair lays before the house a communication. the clerk: the honorable the speaker, house of representatives, sir, pursuant to the permission granted in clause 2-h of rule 2 of the rules of the u.s. house of representatives, the clerk received the following message from the secretary of the senate on november 30, 2018, at 12:56 p.m. that the senate passed senate 3628. that the senate agreed to senate concurrent resolution 54. signed sincerely, karen l. haas. the speaker: the chair lays before the house another communication. the honorable the
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speaker, house of representatives, sir, pursuant to the permission granted in clause 2-h of rule 2 of the rules of the u.s. house of representatives, the clerk received the following message from the secretary of the senate on december 3, 2018, at 3:34 p.m. that the senate agreed to senate concurrent resolution 55. that the senate agreed to senate concurrent resolution 56. signed sincerely, karen l. haas. the speaker: the chair lays before the house a message from the president. the clerk: to the congress of the united states, by this message, i officially inform you of the death of george herbert walker bush, the 41st president of the united states. president george h.w. bush led a life of -- that exemplified what is truly great about america and with so many of his generation the greatest generation, president bush worked selflessly throughout his long life to bring about a world of justice and lasting
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peace. with his passing we mark one of the last stages of a defining chapter in american history. much of george h.w. bush's life was shaped by global conflict. he began his adult life by volunteering for combat in the pacific theater of world war ii. through his heroic efforts as an aviator in the united states navy, the youngest in the united states history at that time, president bush flew 58 combat missions, helping to win a hard-fought but fragile peace. shortly after the war, the nation found itself confronted with new challenges, including a protracted cold war and the threat of nuclear annihilation the soviet union, propelled by his sense of duty, george bush re-entered public service, first as member of congress and then ambassador to the united nations. chief of the united states liaison office in china, director of central
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intelligence agency, vice president and president of the united states. resolute through war, president bush was mag in an muss in peace as the communist threat to society, he stood down nuclear bombers from the alert post, posture, they had maintained for so long and gently encouraged the development of democracy and free markets in the crumbling soviet union. through these and other gestures of good will, president bush helped to bring the cold war to a victorious end and to transition the country into a period of sustained peace and prosperity. during one of his many combat missions as a young man, then-lieutenant bush was forced to parachute from his airplane into the ocean below. many years later in the celebration of a life of accomplishments in both war and peace, president bush jumped from another aircraft, this time a helicopter and parachuted safely onto his grounds at his home in maine.
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fearless, adventurous, during the highs and lows of the 20th century and into the next millennium, president bush served his nation, creating an example that will inspire generations for decades to come. signed sincerely, donald j. trump, the white house, december 3, 2018. the speaker: for what purpose does the gentleman from georgia seek recognition? mr. collins: mr. speaker, i send to the desk a privileged resolution and ask for his resolution. the clerk: house resolution 1167, resolved, that the house of representatives has learned with profound regret and sorrow of the death of george herbert walker bush, 41st president of the united states of america. resolved, that the house tenders its deep sympathy to the members of the family of the former president and their bereevement. resolved, that the clerk communicate these resolutions to the senate and transmit a copy of the same to the family
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of the former president. resolved, that when the house adjourns today it adjourn as a further mark of respect to the memory of the former president. the speaker: without objection, the resolution is agreed to and the motion to reconsider is laid upon the table. for what purpose does the gentleman from georgia seek recognition? mr. collins: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to take from the speaker's table senate concurrent resolution 55 and ask for its immediate consideration. the speaker: the clerk will report the title of the concurrent resolution. the clerk: senate concurrent resolution 55, concurrent resolution authorizing the use of the rotunda of the capital for the lying in state -- capitol for the lying in state of the remains of george herbert walker bush, 41st president of the united states. the speaker: is there objection to the concurrent resolution? without objection, the concurrent resolution is agreed to and the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. for what purpose does the gentleman from georgia seek recognition? mr. collins: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent to take from the speaker's table senate concurrent resolution 56 and ask for its immediate
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consideration. the speaker: the clerk will report the title of the concurrent resolution. the clerk: senate concurrent resolution 56, concurrent resolution providing for the use of the cat fault situated in the exhibition hall of the capitol visitor center in connection with memorial services to be conducted in the rotunda of the capitol for the late george herbert walker bush, 41st president of the united states. the speaker: is there objection to consideration of the concurrent resolution? without objection, the concurrent resolution is agreed to and the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. for what purpose does the gentleman from georgia seek recognition? mr. collins: mr. speaker, i ask unanimous consent that when the house adjourns today it adjourn to meet at noon on thursday, december 6, 2018. the speaker: without objection. for what purpose does the gentleman seek recognition? mr. collins: mr. speaker, i move that the house do now adjourn. the speaker: the question is on the motion to adjourn. those in favor say aye. those opposed, no. in the opinion of the chair, the ayes have it. the motion is agreed to. coorgdcoorgd -- accordingly,
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pursuant to house resolution 1167, the house stands adjourned until noon on thursday, december 6, 2018, as a further mark of respect to the memory of the late honorable george herbert walker bush, 41st president of the united states. >> the house has no votes for the rest of the week. president bush is set to lie in the capital wednesday morning followed by a memorial service in washington and a funeral service in texas. lighthouse coverage whenever 10. we will take you back out to joint base andrews. the casket of president bush and hearse.ded into the
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>> special air mission 41 referenced george h.w. bush. they brought his body to joint base andrews. the motorcade is making its way
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to the u.s. capitol. we expect the arrival ceremony sometime around 4:45 eastern or so. live onhave all that c-span and all of the activities over the next couple of days live as well. you can find much more about our schedule on c-span.org. at can see the special link the top of the page. just a short while ago, inside the u.s. capitol, the announcement of the death of president bush was met by the clerk of the house. the honorable the speaker, house of representatives, sir, pursuant to the permission granted in clause 2-h of rule 2 of the rules of the u.s. house of representatives, the clerk received the following message from the secretary of the senate on december 3, 2018, at 3:34 p.m. that the senate agreed to
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senate concurrent resolution 55. that the senate agreed to senate concurrent resolution 56. signed sincerely, karen l. haas. the speaker: the chair lays before the house a message from the president. the clerk: to the congress of the united states, by this message, i officially inform you of the death of george herbert walker bush, the 41st president of the united states. president george h.w. bush led a life of -- that exemplified what is truly great about america and with so many of his generation the greatest generation, president bush worked selflessly throughout his long life to bring about a world of justice and lasting peace. with his passing we mark one of the last stages of a defining chapter in american history. much of george h.w. bush's life was shaped by global conflict. he began his adult life by volunteering for combat in the pacific theater of world war
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ii. through his heroic efforts as an aviator in the united states navy, the youngest in the united states history at that time, president bush flew 58 combat missions, helping to win a hard-fought but fragile peace. shortly after the war, the nation found itself confronted with new challenges, including a protracted cold war and the threat of nuclear annihilation the soviet union, propelled by his sense of duty, george bush re-entered public service, first as member of congress and then ambassador to the united nations. chief of the united states liaison office in china, director of central intelligence agency, vice president and president of the united states. resolute through war, president bush was mag in an muss in peace as the communist threat to society, he stood down nuclear bombers from the alert post, posture, they had
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maintained for so long and gently encouraged the development of democracy and free markets in the crumbling soviet union. through these and other gestures of good will, president bush helped to bring the cold war to a victorious end and to transition the country into a period of sustained peace and prosperity. during one of his many combat missions as a young man, then-lieutenant bush was forced to parachute from his airplane into the ocean below. many years later in the celebration of a life of accomplishments in both war and peace, president bush jumped from another aircraft, this time a helicopter and parachuted safely onto his grounds at his home in maine. fearless, adventurous, during the highs and lows of the 20th century and into the next millennium, president bush served his nation, creating an example that will inspire generations for decades to come. signed sincerely, donald j.
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trump, the white house, december >> the house is out until about thursday. george h.w. bush will lie in state at the rotunda of the u.s. capitol. this is the east front. this is the family and friends. they will be arriving at the used front in the next 15 or 20 minutes or so. on the senate side of things, the senate came in for a short session. both the republican and democratic leader of the senate pay tribute to former president george h.w. bush. 42-year journey of george herbert walker bush came to a close. at once americans

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