Post offices will close, the US stock market will shutter and the Supreme Court has postponed arguments on Wednesday for the upcoming National Day of Mourning to honor former President George H.W. Bush.
Jim McGrath, Bush's spokesman, posted an image of Sully next to Bush's casket on Sunday along with the caption, "Mission complete".
America's VetDogs, the organization that assigned Sully to former President Bush in June after he was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, tweeted a sweet photo of Sully sleeping Monday, after a long day comforting mourners. Yes, Sully is still a very good boy.
Political combatants set aside their fights to honor a Republican who led in a less toxic era and at times found commonality with Democrats despite sharp policy disagreements.
Vice President Mike Pence and Republican Senate leader Mitch McConnell also spoke.
"The shared loss reveals who we really are", he said, adding that a minority of people are still using Bush's death to divide others: "God help those [people]".
The Bushes later made a surprise visit to the Capitol Rotunda, shaking hands with visitors and tourists lined up to honor the family patriarch. He will lie in state at the Capitol until December 5, when he will be honored at a funeral at the Washington National Cathedral.
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We apologize for both. "I agree you come for one of us, you come for all of us at this table, hands down", she continued. He also discussed running for politics, admitting if he "had enough to drink one night he would think about it again".
"For now, Martha and I send our sincerest condolences to the Bush family and pray that President George H.W. Bush may rest in peace", said Carper. - The body of the late former President George H.W. Bush travelled from Houston to Washington, where he will lie in state at the US Capitol through Wednesday morning.
Sully, a 2-year-old Labrador retriever, came into the 41st president's life following the death of former first lady Barbara Bush earlier this year.
Trump's relationship with the Bush family has been tense.
Although Bush's funeral services are suffused with the flourishes accorded presidents, by his choice they will not include a formal funeral procession through downtown Washington.
After services in Washington, there will be another funeral in Houston on Thursday, followed by burial at the Bush Presidential Library in College Station, Texas.
The White House said Saturday that President Donald Trump would declare Wednesday a national day of mourning for the country's 41st president. Flags on public buildings are flying at half-staff for 30 days. President Trump is expected to attend along with former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter.