President Donald Trump observed the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks Monday, his first presidential remembrance of the attack that killed nearly 3,000 Americans.
The president, joined by the First Lady, called the occasion “extraordinary.”
“Our values will endure. Our people will thrive,” Trump said, speaking at the Pentagon paying tribute to those who perished there on 9/11. “Our nation will prevail and the memory of our loved ones will never, ever die.” Continue reading “Mon, Sept 11, 2017: Trump speaks at Pentagon on 9/11 anniversary (video)”
President Trump and first lady Melania Trump Monday led a moment of silence from the White House on the 16th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.
It is the first anniversary of the attacks since Trump became president.
The moment of silence was observed at 8:46 a.m., the time the first plane struck the World Trade Center’s North Tower.
8:45 am: With the first lady, leads a moment of silence in remembrance of those lost on September 11, 2001; South Lawn
9:35 am: Participates in a 9/11 observance at the Pentagon; National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial
10:35 am: Receives his daily intelligence briefing
11:00 am: Receives an update on Hurricane Irma