Why was the flag at half mast after Whitney Houston died?

June 7, 2020 Off By idswater

Why was the flag at half mast after Whitney Houston died?

Did President Obama order flags flown at half-staff after the death of singer Whitney Houston? President Obama did not mention the death of Chris Kyle or Nancy Reagan, but ordered flags flown at half-staff for Whitney Houston.

Why was the flag lowered at the White House?

The president issued a proclamation calling for flags to be lowered at the White House, military posts and all public grounds “as a mark of respect for the memory of Nancy Reagan.” Flags will fly at half-staff until sunset on the day she is buried alongside her husband at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif.

Why are the flags at half staff today?

President Obama [has] ordered flags to fly at half-staff to honor former first lady Nancy Reagan, who died at 94. Flags will fly at half-staff until sunset on the day she is buried alongside her husband at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif.

What was the cause of Whitney Houston’s death?

Houston was found dead in her hotel room bathroom at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Ca on February 12, 2010. She was in the Los Angeles area for the Grammy Awards. The official coroner’s report listed her cause of death as accidental drowning with heart disease and cocaine use listed as contributing factors.

Did President Obama order flags flown at half-staff after the death of singer Whitney Houston? President Obama did not mention the death of Chris Kyle or Nancy Reagan, but ordered flags flown at half-staff for Whitney Houston.

When was the White House flag lowered to half staff?

Republican leaders of Congress lowered the flag atop the U.S. Capitol on July 21. Obama followed suit hours later, ordering the White House flag to fly at half-staff until sunset on July 25. Before his announcement, a number of readers asked us to look into various versions of the claim.

Houston was found dead in her hotel room bathroom at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, Ca on February 12, 2010. She was in the Los Angeles area for the Grammy Awards. The official coroner’s report listed her cause of death as accidental drowning with heart disease and cocaine use listed as contributing factors.

Why are flags at half mast in New Jersey?

That rumor was easily disproved. First was the claim that President Obama ordered flags to be flown at half-staff following the death of Whitney Houston is false. That symbolic gesture was undertaken only in the state of New Jersey (where Houston was born) and was the result of a statewide directive issued by New Jersey governor Chris Christie.