What's closed on national day of mourning for George H.W. Bush's funeral

As the Nation continues to mourn the passing of former President George H.W. Bush, many government offices will be closed Wednesday for a national day of mourning. 

The closure was announced by President Donald Trump. Trump signed an executive order to close the federal government "as a mark of respect for George Herbert Walker Bush, the forty-first President of the United States."

See the list below for closures: 

  • All post office locations will be closed
  • Some National Parks will be closed or have limited operating hours
  • Regular mail delivery will be suspended Wednesday. Click here for the details. 
  • All federal offices will be closed, including Social Security offices
  • Non-essential government employees will be excused from work
  • The New York Stock Exchange will be closed for the day
  • The Supreme Court is delaying arguments for the day
  • Congress will postpone all votes scheduled for the day
  • Government in Texas, Bush’s home state, is shutting down for the day
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