Trump in Pennsylvania to mark September 11 attacks

Trump in Pennsylvania to mark September 11 attacks

Trump in Pennsylvania to mark September 11 attacks

The 40-odd passengers and crew attempted to take back control of the plane from the hijackers when they learned of the ongoing terror attacks at the World Trade Center in NY and at the Pentagon.

President Donald Trump paid sober tribute to victims of crashed Flight 93 in Pennsylvania on Tuesday, the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks.

"We are here to pay solemn tribute to the 40 passenger and crew members on Flight 93 who rose up, defied the enemy, took control of their destiny and changed the course of history", Trump said.

"A fraction of The US's coronary heart is buried on these grounds, however in its web hiss has grown a modern glean to the backside of to reside our lives with the the same grace and braveness as the heroes of Flight ninety three", the president talked about, standing on a dais correct yards from the attach the plane went down.

Other 9/11 ceremonies happened throughout the day as Americans marked the 17th anniversary of the terror attacks.

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Trump also recounted multiple stories of those who were aboard Flight 93 during the address at the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville. He also took the time out to commend Rudy Giuliani, who is now his lawyer, for his work as the mayor during the time of the tragedy.

During remarks at the Pentagon, Vice-President Mike Pence told audience members they "must learn the lessons of 9/11 and remain ever vigilant".

Seventeen years out from the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the nation comes together Tuesday to mourn and remember a day that changed history.

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In case you missed it Tuesday, Trump and the first lady were in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and headed to a memorial service for people who died on Flight 93.

Also, Trump first marked the 9/11 anniversary with a tweet about Russian Federation and former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton before he sent a tweet regarding the attacks 17 years ago.

Mr Trump was accompanied by the First lady Melania, for this moment of national unity should offer him a temporary respite in the middle of a sequence to be particularly eventful.

"They were not passive", Felt said.

During the conversation with New Jersey's WWOR-TV/UPN 9 News, the now-president commented that his building "actually was the second-tallest building in downtown Manhattan, and it was actually - before the World Trade Center - was the tallest". He has additionally accused fellow Republican George W. Bush, who was as soon as president, of failing to protect The US stable.

"And I watched in Jersey City, New Jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that building was coming down", Trump said at the time.

Trump also has said he lost "hundreds of friends" in the NY attack.

REUTERS/Kevin LamarqueU.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump tour the Flight 93 National Memorial during the 17th annual September 11 observance at the memorial near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, U.S., September 11, 2018.

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