House passes resolution honoring Bush

The House passed a resolution Monday expressing the sympathy of the lower chamber following the death of former President George H.W. Bush.

Congress also passed a resolution allowing for Bush to lie in state in the Capitol Rotunda and the use of the catafalque.


The late president is set to lie in state through Wednesday morning, Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanBiden's debate game plan? Keep cool and win Trump, Biden have one debate goal: Don't lose RNC chair on election: We are on track to win the White House MORE's (R-Wis.) office announced over the weekend.

A bicameral arrival ceremony is scheduled to take place at 5 p.m. on Monday.

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellIn rare move, Schumer forces vote to consider health care bill amid Supreme Court tensions COVID-19 talks hit crucial stretch Supreme Court nominee gives no clues in GOP meeting MORE (R-Ky.), Ryan and Vice President Pence are expected to provide eulogies during the event.

The House opted to cancel votes for the remainder of the week while the Senate has delayed votes until Wednesday.