Appalling 9/11 Comments Resurface – While NY Was Breaking, Trump Was Bragging

As tragedy struck the city of New York on the 9th September 2001, everyone was praying for the families of the fallen, all except one man. The future president of the United States, Donald J Trump, would go on to brag about his building being the tallest in Lower Manhattan.

Donald Trump’s Strange Reaction

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Twenty-two years after 9/11, we uncover Donald Trump’s disrespectful and bizarre response to the tragic events.

A Peculiar Phone Call

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On September 11, 2001, then-future President Trump made a peculiar call to WWOR TV station amidst the chaos.

Focusing On Building Heights

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Trump shifted his attention to the height of one of his properties, claiming it was now the tallest building in lower Manhattan, “when they built the World Trade Centre, it (Trump Towers) became known as the second tallest. And now it’s the tallest.”

Trump’s Misleading Statement

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During the call, Trump asserted, “40 Wall Street actually was the second-tallest building in downtown Manhattan.” But was this claim accurate?

A Look Back

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Multiple fact-checks later revealed that Trump’s statement was far from the truth. The Wall Street building was not the tallest in lower Manhattan in the 1970s or after 2001.

A Day of Tragedy

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On the day of Trump’s interview, the Twin Towers collapsed, and nearly 3,000 people died in the devastating attacks by Al Qaeda terrorists.

Trump’s Unusual Focus

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Despite the gravity of the situation, Trump’s attention seemed strangely diverted from the tragic events unfolding.

An Unconventional Complaint

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During the interview, Trump expressed his disappointment about the closure of the New York Stock Exchange, revealing his disrespectful choice of concerns.

Trump’s Eyewitness Account

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The interview began with Trump describing his firsthand experience of witnessing part of the attacks from his window.

The Shocking View

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Trump recounted seeing a massive explosion from his window, which overlooked the World Trade Center, and expressed his disbelief, “I have a window that looks directly at the World Trade Center and I saw this huge explosion.”

A Familiar Sight

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For years, Trump had enjoyed a view of both the Empire State Building and the World Trade Center, but now, he found himself gazing at an empty skyline, “I couldn’t believe it,” he said.

The Impact of 9/11

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Donald Trump’s peculiar reactions during this interview provide a unique glimpse into the immediate aftermath of the tragic 9/11 attacks.

Unconventional Concerns

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While the nation grappled with the devastating loss, Trump’s unusual focus on property heights and the stock exchange raised questions about his priorities.

A Glimpse of History

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Trump’s words on that fateful day remain a peculiar footnote in the history of 9/11 and the reactions it elicited.

Remembering 9/11

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As we look back on 9/11, we remember the tragic loss of lives that occurred on this day.

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Federal Judge Aileen Cannon recently issued an order clarifying the rules for handling classified information in former President Donald Trump’s ongoing legal battle about government documents found in his Mar-a-Lago estate, and some see it as a clear indication that Trump will be losing this case. Trump’s Judge Issues an Order that Might Finally Take Him Down

“I’ll Just Follow My Orders” – Biden Rambles Through Another Speech That Leaves People Asking – Who’s Pulling the President’s Strings?’

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President Joe Biden’s recent press conference in Vietnam on September 11th sparked concerns and controversy as he made comments that left many questioning his mental and decision-making abilities. Here’s the full story. “I’ll Just Follow My Orders” – Biden Rambles Through Another Speech That Leaves People Asking – Who’s Pulling the President’s Strings?’

Are Vaccine and Mask Mandates Returning? According to Biden, Very Likely

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Teachers Call Out DeSantis as a “Global Embarrassment” After New ‘Anti-Gay Law’ Means Colleges Were Forced to Drop Psychology

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In a recent development, the state of Florida has found itself embroiled in a contentious debate over the curriculum of its Advanced Placement (AP) psychology course. Teachers Call Out DeSantis as a “Global Embarrassment” After New ‘Anti-Gay Law’ Means Colleges Were Forced to Drop Psychology

“Constitutionally Ineligible” – Trump’s House of Cards on the Verge of Collapse as Supreme Court Could Finally Take Him Down

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Legal experts are debating the relevance of Section 3 of the 14th Amendment, which disqualifies people involved in insurrection from holding office. Some believe it could mean the disqualification of former President Trump from running for office. “Constitutionally Ineligible” – Trump’s House of Cards on the Verge of Collapse as Supreme Court Could Finally Take Him Down

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1 thought on “Appalling 9/11 Comments Resurface – While NY Was Breaking, Trump Was Bragging”

  1. why is trump still allowed to run free? how many crimnals and folks that commit espeonage, rape, tax fraud, threatening judges, threatening juries, insighting riots trying to overturn the gov can walk free? 2 tiered judicial system. not fair…and as an-expresident trump should be held to higher standards as he was supposed to support and defend the laws of the land not take advantage of them. he should be lock up and awaiting trial like every other traitor.

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