Thousands visit Capitol to honor George H.W. Bush

ABC News' Mary Bruce reports from Capitol Hill as the last visitors walk through the Rotunda to pay their respects to the 41st president before his state funeral service.
0:59 | 12/05/18

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Jon Karl, thanks very much. To the capitol. You saw those scenes there for the last 35 hour, some 42,000 people paying their respects. Our chief congressional correspondent Mary Bruce is there. Mary. Reporter: Good morning, George. The final visitors here have just been allowed into the rotunda and in just a few hours, the former president will make his final departure from the capitol here in a ceremony that will include a special honor guard and 21-gun salute accompanied by his family, the president's remains will travel down Pennsylvania avenue passing by the white house as the procession travels through the city's main streets on its way across town up to you at the cathedral and are told crowds will come out to see him travel by even though it is bitterly cold here this morning, all of Washington, this city is on halt today taking a pause to remember this great statesman. Votes here have been canceled. At the supreme court oral arguments postponed and everybody taking a moment to remember the former president. We did see the president George W. Bush's family at the

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