John Dingell funeral

Military planes carrying lawmakers to John Dingell's funeral forced to turn back due to bad weather

John Dingell funeral
0

Read more:   In Washington, a bipartisan group of mourners is expected to gather Thursday for a second service,  where former President Bill Clinton, a Democrat, former Republican Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio and U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, a Maryland Democrat, are expected to speak at a funeral mass at Holy Trinity Catholic Church.

John Dingell funeral
0

Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Buy Photo Autoplay Show Thumbnails Show Captions Last SlideNext Slide Also aboard the planes: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and U.S. House Chaplain Pat Conroy, who was supposed to deliver the homily.

John Dingell funeral
0

Joe Biden, other dignitaries attending funeral of John Dingell, longest-serving congressman

John Dingell funeral
0

Dingell's widow, Rep. Debbie Dingell, serves in his former House seat.

John Dingell funeral
0

A military plane carrying members of Congress to Rep. John Dingells funeral was turned back because of bad weather _ so they held an impromptu service at 30,000 feet to honor the longest-serving member of Congress in U.S. history.

John Dingell funeral
0

Dingell spent 59 years representing Michigan in the U.S. House of Representatives before retiring in 2015.

John Dingell funeral
0

Missouri Rep. Billy Long tweeted that the delegation held an impromptu service at 30,000 feet for Dingell, led by Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Rep. Fred Upton of Michigan.

John Dingell funeral
0

"We had a brief little service on the plane, impromptu," said Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich.

John Dingell funeral
0

Lawmakers miss the funeral of former Rep. John Dingell after two planes full of House members forced to turn back because of bad weather

John Dingell funeral
0

This is so sad —> The military planes carrying members of Congress from Washington, DC to Detroit for John Dingell’s funeral have had to turn around because of bad weather in Detroit, according to two congressional sources.

John Dingell funeral
0

Planes transporting lawmakers to former John Dingell’s funeral in Detroit had to turn around due to bad weather in Michigan. Mbrs coming back to DC

John Dingell funeral
0

Pelosi among the members who weren’t able to go to John Dingell funeral bc planes carrying lawmakers had to turn around because of the weather

John Dingell funeral
0

TUESDAY: Rep. John Dingell Funeral Service in Dearborn, Michigan - LIVE at 11am ET on C-SPAN

John Dingell funeral
0

A funeral for Dingell, who died Feb. 7 at age 92, was held at Church of the Divine Child in Dearborn, Mich.

John Dingell funeral
0

"We had nearly 60 members going to the service for our colleague, Chairman John Dingell, but weather prevented us from landing and we had to accept the pilot's decision about that."

John Dingell funeral
0

LIVE STREAM: Funeral service for John Dingell in Dearborn

John Dingell funeral
0

DEARBORN, Mich. - Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke at length Tuesday during a eulogy for Rep. John Dingell.

John Dingell funeral
0

It was revealed last week that Dingell was in hospice care, and his wife tweeted that she missed the State of the Union to be with him.

John Dingell funeral
0

Mourners from across metro Detroit and the political spectrum gathered in Dearborn on Tuesday to pay their respects to former U.S. Rep. John Dingell, the longest-serving member of Congress.

John Dingell funeral
0

"The Lovely Deborah is insisting I rest and stay off here, but after long negotiations we've worked out a deal where she'll keep up with Twitter for me as I dictate the messages," Dingell tweeted at 5:41 p.m. Feb. 6.

}