World leaders gather to pay respects to George HW Bush | ITV News

US president Donald Trump joined mourners from all over the world, including the four surviving US presidents, at the state funeral of George HW Bush in Washington DC.

Mr Trump and his wife Melania arrived ahead of the Bush family, walking hand-in-hand down the aisle of the National Cathedral.

The Trumps sat with three of the surviving presidents and their wives, including Hillary Clinton who the current White House incumbent ran an often nasty campaign with during the 2016 presidential elections.

Joining them in the row were Barack and Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton, and Jimmy and Roslyn Carter.

Mr Bush Snr’s son and 43rd US president, George W Bush sat with his family, wife Laura Bush, brother Jeb and his wife, in an adjacent pew.

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