HOUSTON | The Latest: Trump orders federal offices closed Wednesday

HOUSTON | The Latest: Trump orders federal offices closed Wednesday

HOUSTON — The Latest on the death of former President George H.W. Bush (all times local):

2:30 p.m.

President Donald Trump is ordering federal offices to be closed Wednesday to honor former President George H.W. Bush.

Trump signed an executive order Saturday, a day after Bush’s death, directing federal agencies and departments to close “as a mark of respect for George Herbert Walker Bush, the forty-first President of the United States.”

Trump had already proclaimed Wednesday a national day of mourning.

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