Saturday, December 22, 2012

Obama Attends Inouye's Funeral Dec. 23

Update 12-23:

White House officials say President Barack Obama will attend a weekend funeral for U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye in Honolulu.

Officials say Obama does not plan to speak at the Sunday ceremony at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

Inouye died on Monday and services were held in Washington on Thursday and Friday. Obama spoke at a funeral for Inouye Friday at the National Cathedral, saying Inouye was an early inspiration to show him the possibilities in life.

About 20 members of Congress are expected to attend the funeral on Sunday. AP