LONDON - President Joe Biden has ordered the White House flags at half staff following the death of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, who died at age 96.
Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) also ordered flags at the U.S. Capitol to be flown at half-staff to honor the monarch. "Speaker Pelosi has ordered the flags at the U.S.
Capitol to be flown at half-staff due to the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II," Pelosi spokesperson Drew Hammill wrote on Twitter.Meanwhile, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo directed the lighting on the Eiffel Tower to be turned off on Thursday night in honor of the queen.
LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 08: The Union flag flies half mast as people gather at Buckingham Palace on September 08, 2022 in London, England.