Declaration means no mail delivery on Wednesday

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has designated Wednesday, Dec. 5, as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush, who died Nov. 30, 2018..

Consequently, the United States Postal Service will suspend regular mail deliveries on that day.

The U.S. Postal Service issued the following statement:

“President Donald J. Trump has proclaimed Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018 as a National Day of Mourning in remembrance of former President George H.W. Bush. Out of respect for the 41st President of the United States and to honor his vast contributions to our country during his lifetime, and consistent with the Presidential Proclamation, the United States Postal Service will suspend regular mail deliveries, retail services and administrative office activity on Dec. 5.”

– Delivery – Regular mail delivery will be suspended, however there will be limited package delivery consistent with our Peak Season Sunday schedule.

– Delivery Destination Units – Will accept drop shipments.

– Priority Mail Express Mail – Will be delivered.

– Retail – All operations will be suspended. Post Offices will be closed.

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