Delegation for 12.7.18 — Insights from the Beltway to the Sunshine State
After Bush farewell, Capitol Hill returns to reality
The week was rightfully dominated by the emotional farewell to former President George H.W. Bush, featuring the moving eulogy by his son, former President George W. Bush. Bitterness took a brief sabbatical as Capitol Hill and the nation praised the 41st President.
Retiring Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen was one of those in attendance at the Wednesday service at Washington National Cathedral and shared some of her experiences via Twitter.
Outgoing Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson also lauded Bush as he prepared to attend the funeral service.
“Heading to the National Cathedral this morning to remember the life of George H.W. Bush, a true statesman who served the American people with honor and integrity,” he tweeted.
Yet, even on a national day of mourning, many in the national media could not take a break