The Post Office Will Be Closed Tomorrow, Do You Agree?
President Donald J. Trump has declared tomorrow (Wednesday, December 5th ) as a National Day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush the 41st President of the United States. To honor President Bush's many contributions to our country over his lifetime, Trump has issued a Presidential Proclamation.
The United States Postal Service will suspend regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative office activity for Wednesday.
They however will have limited delivery of packages.
Do you agree with President Trump's proclamation?
After doing some investigation, this is nothing new, 41's son President George W. Bush, declared such a day in early 2007 when former President Gerald Ford died at 93.
In 2004, the younger Bush ordered the same salute to former President Ronald Reagan.
President Bill Clinton also declared a day of national mourning when former President Richard Nixon died at the age 81 in 1994.
Also in honor of Bush 41, the New York Stock Exchange as well as Nasdaq have said that they will close trading Wednesday in observance of a national day of mourning for Bush.41.
Most federal employees will be excused from work according to the Office of Personnel Management.
All federal offices will be closed as will the Social Security offices across the nation. Some banks will also be closed.
As a matter of fact, The Supreme Court is postponing arguments for the day and all votes in Congress have been cancelled or postponed until after the funeral tomorrow.
The former president died Friday , November 30th at the age of 94, 7 months after his wife of 73 years Barbara Bush died April, 17, 2018 at the age of 92.