Transcript for President Trump, first lady visit Capitol Rotunda to pay respect to former president
And bring in Karen Travers live from. The White House intern of course is there really no secret that they're at times has been a pretty bitter feud between. President Tron Ben and the bush family buddy scenes of that is. On hold at least temporarily today. At least in public Lindsay were certainly not expecting to see three -- as some on the in sharp tone that we saw in the John McCain funeral couple months ago here in Washington at the same cathedral national cathedral -- but of course remember when Barbara Bush passed away earlier this year president Chung did not attend her funeral services the First Lady did go on behalf of the president and the family but the White House at the time it was because of security reasons they didn't want to add any extra hassle or complications to what was a private family service but of course there was a lot of bad blood between the two families and debt and who run the comments that president trump made as a candidate about Jeb Bush about George W. Bush and about bush and George H. W. Bush still very fresh in the minds of Barbara Bush in some of the other members of the family. Is still president trump declaring today a national day of mourning what what can we expect to happen. Today at the White House it sounds like they're still trade talks planned. The president is very busy on Twitter talking about trade negotiations with China but no public events but is annaly said he will be paying a visit just across the street here from the White House to the Blair house that is the presidential guest house on Pennsylvania Avenue and it's where George W. Bush and some of the close family are staying rather in town for the services the president will go over there today to pay his respects in person he also set on Twitter that bush former First Lady will be coming to the White House to get a private tour of the Christmas decorations we're not expected to see any of that these marine private moments but I you mention what else is happening here in Washington nothing to mean everything else has been put on hold no votes up on Capitol Hill legislative business has been criticized it as this CD the nation and politicians here in Washington mourn and celebrate the legacy of George H. W. Bush. And for those who are seeing this video you see selling George Bush is. Dog right by in the side of the casket Karen Travers thank you so much for your update from the White House giving us the very latest.
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