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Trump, Congress and admirers honor 'America's pastor'

Mar 01, 2018 - The Washington Post

Billy Graham becomes first clergy member to lie in honor in Capitol

In a solemn ceremony, President Trump and congressional leaders paid tribute to the Rev. Billy Graham on Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol, hailing him as a humble, homegrown preacher who connected with millions worldwide.

"America's pastor," said House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.).

As the body of the evangelical leader lay in honor in the Rotunda, Trump and congressional leaders delivered brief speeches praising...