There will be a formal arrival and departure ceremony, and the events will be limited to invited guests due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the statement said.
“Senator Harry Reid was a titan of public service, who for more than four decades fought relentlessly for working families like his own,” Pelosi said. “It is my solemn honor as House Speaker to pay tribute to a legendary leader, a great American and my dear friend, Senator Harry Reid.”
Schumer similarly lauded Reid as a “great American, father, husband, Senate leader and one of history’s most devoted fighters for the people of Nevada and the poor and middle class throughout the country.”
“Few dedicated their life and career to working for and delivering for working families like Harry Reid, and it will be an honor to pay tribute to him in the Capitol next week,” he said.
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President Joe Biden, who served with Reid in the Senate, called him one of “the all-time great Senate Majority Leaders in our history” in a statement following his death.
“And for Harry, it wasn’t about power for power’s sake. It was about the power to do right for the people.”