Tributes to former President George H.W. Bush are being made around the country. Louisiana’s Senator John Kennedy praised Mr. Bush. Kennedy issued the following statement Monday on the death of former President George H. W. Bush:
“America, and the world, weep at the passing of President Bush,” said Sen. Kennedy. “He devoted his life to serving his country with quiet capability. Louisiana will never forget the time he spent raising money to help us recover from Hurricane Katrina. God bless, President George H. W. Bush, and his family.”
Locally many public offices are closed. Wednesday has been proclaimed an official Day of Mourning by President Donald Trump.