Their twin daughters, Jenna and Barbara, followed. Trump tweeted of the funeral ceremonies, which opened in Texas and came to Washington on Monday, with Bush lying in state at the Capitol until the Washington National Cathedral service.
Eulogies will be offered by George W Bush, former Wyoming senator Alan Simpson, former Canadian prime minister Brian Mulroney and historian Jon Meacham, a Bush family spokespeople said. "But he was also just a good man, who was devoted to his wife, his family and his friends". Said her friend Sue Miller, also in line for the viewing: "I actually think I underestimated him when he was in office". 'I was proud to be his leader in the Senate because I liked what he stood for. "He seemed like a honest and decent man and you couldn't argue with his qualifications".
Ordinary Americans have paid their respects at Washington's historic Capitol Rotunda to the late former president George HW Bush, who died last week at the age of 94 after a life of service as a World War II, head of the Central Intelligence Agency and wartime president.
There were chills for sure in Smithtown, where Sully was trained by America's VetDogs. For starters, they are both World War II heroes and they both ran for president in the 1980s, with Bush finally prevailing in 1988. Dole, an Army veteran hit by German machine gunfire in Italy, has gone through life with a disabled right arm.
Bush, a Navy pilot, was shot down during the war in 1944.
At the coffin's side, an aide helped Mr Dole into a standing position. Bush died last week at the age of 94 at his home in Texas after years of failing health.
El emotivo mensaje de Olga Tañón a los migrantes venezolanos en Ecuador
La cantante también le pidió a los venezolanos, " dejar el orgullo atrás " y portarse "bien" para que " no paguen justos por pecadores ".
Trump's relationship with the Bush family has been tense. Dole would go on to be the Republican presidential candidate in 1996, but would lose to former President Bill Clinton. The late President Bush called Trump a "blowhard".
"Here lies a great man", said Paul Ryan, the Republican House speaker, and "a gentle soul ... his legacy is grace perfected".
The United States of America will observe a National Day of Mourning on Wednesday.
Flags on public buildings are flying at half-staff for 30 days. His son, George W. Bush, later released a statement about the passing of his father.