USPS suspends mail delivery Wednesday in national day of mourning for former President Bush

President Trump has declared Dec. 5 a national day of mourning.
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If you're expecting something important in the mail on Wednesday you'll likely have to wait until Thursday to get it as the United States Postal Service will not deliver mail in observation of a national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush. 

President Donald Trump made an executive order to declare Dec. 5 a national day of mourning for Bush, who died last week at the age of 94. The executive order states

"All executive departments and agencies of the Federal Government shall be closed on December 5, 2018, as a mark of respect for George Herbert Walker Bush, the forty-first President of the United States."

All post office locations will be closed, regular mail will not be delivered and package deliveries will be limited. 

The former president will be eulogized by his son, former President George W. Bush, on Wednesday at the Washington National Cathedral. 

Prior to serving as the 41st president of the United States, Bush was a naval aviator in World War II, having gone through flight training in Minnesota. Read more about that right here

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