Former US President George HW Bush laid to rest in Texas

Sully The Service Dog Arrives To View Owner George H.W. Bush's Casket

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The loyal yellow Labrador returned to his faithful owner Tuesday, visiting the former president and his former handler's casket in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda after accompanying Bush's remains from Texas to Washington D.C.

Vice President Mike Pence and Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell also spoke.

As top politicians gathered to attend the state funeral services for George W H Bush, his son George W Bush was spotted slipping a piece of candy to Michelle Obama. Brad Hibbard was among those who brought Sully to the Bush's summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine, last June, offering the president companionship and support during his time of grief.

President Bush tweeted then that it was, "A great joy to welcome home the newest member of our family, 'Sully, ' a handsome - and beautifully trained - lab from @AmericasVetDogs".

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Indeed, the funeral occurred at the same church where services were held in April for Barbara Bush, which was remembered for an emotional scene when the former president gazed from his wheelchair up at her casket, then shook hands with well-wishers.

Bush greeted former and current presidents and their wives on the bench with handshakes before having this heartwarming exchange with Michelle, who couldn't help but chuckle as she was handed the mint.

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At 10 a.m. Wednesday, his casket will be taken to the National Cathedral for a funeral.

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Also, in the front row was Democrat Bill Clinton, who defeated the elder incumbent Bush in 1992 to become president, and his wife, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, whom Trump defeated in the 2016 election.

With the presidential seal and the words "George Bush 41 Presidential Library and Museum" printed along its side, the two-locomotive, 11-car train was painted with sleek lines in blue, gray and white, to evoke Air Force One.

George W Bush and others from the family travelled on the flight from Houston.

The president and first lady boarded a motorcade a little after 8 p.m. for the six-minute ride down Pennsylvania Avenue to the capitol. Bush enrolled at Yale University after military service, becoming a scholar-athlete and captaining the baseball team to two College World Series before graduating Phi Beta Kappa after just 2½ years.

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