USPS Will Suspend Services on Wednesday, December 5th to Honor President Bush
You probably won't be receiving any mail on Wednesday, December 5th. The United States Postal Service will be suspending regular mail service and retail service as they partake in the national day of mourning for former President George H.W. Bush.
As posted on the USPS website, President Donald J. Trump has declared December 5 as a national day of mourning, calling on Americans to remember the vast contributions of former President George H.W. Bush.
To honor the life and legacy of President Bush, the Postal Service will observe the national day of mourning.
- All Post Office® locations will be closed.
- Regular mail will not be delivered.
- Package delivery will be limited.
George H.W. Bush, the nation's 41st President died on Friday, November 30th at the age of 94.
This isn't the first time that the USPS has suspended mail delivery due to a death of a U.S. President. The Post Office, which is an independent agency of the federal government closed operations to mourn John F. Kennedy, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Harry Truman, Lyndon Johnson, Richard Nixon, Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford.