Trump to attend Billy Graham's funeral in Charlotte

Trump to attend Billy Graham's funeral in Charlotte

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Republican threatens to push for Rosenstein impeachment unless he testifies Judge suggests Trump’s tweet about Stormy Daniels was ‘hyperbole’ not defamation Rosenstein faces Trump showdown MORE will attend the Rev. Billy Graham's funeral Friday in Charlotte, N.C., according to multiple reports.

WBTV in Charlotte first reported that Trump would attend the funeral.

Trump paid his respects to the evangelical Christian leader, who died last week at the age of 99 in his North Carolina home, in a tweet last week. 

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Graham was one of the first televangelists and served as a spiritual adviser to numerous presidents, including Harry Truman, Richard Nixon and Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaJudge denies bid to move lawsuit over Trump national monument rollbacks to Utah Tomi Lahren to former first lady: 'Sit down, Michelle' The Hill's 12:30 Report — Trump questions Kavanaugh accuser's account | Accuser may testify Thursday | Midterm blame game begins MORE

Mourners and well-wishers turned out on Saturday to watch a 130-mile motorcade procession in North Carolina carrying Graham's body. 

The motorcade passed through the town of Black Mountain before arriving four hours later at the Billy Graham Library in Charlotte. 

The late pastor’s body will lie at the Billy Graham Library on Monday and Tuesday and be taken to Washington, D.C., to lie in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda on Wednesday and Thursday.