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Trump Commemorates 22nd Anniversary Of Sept. 11 Terrorist Attacks

'God Bless Their Families, And God Bless America'

Former President Donald Trump commemorated the 22nd anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Trump shared his remarks in a video posted to Truth Social.

“No one who lived through the horror of the September 11th terrorist attacks can ever forget the agony and the anguish of that terrible day,” the former President introduced the video. “The images of dark plumes of smoke billowing over lower Manhattan, the Pentagon, and a field of Pennsylvania … are seared into our minds forever.”

“We will never forget.”

“Today on this solemn anniversary of those monstrous attacks, we remember the 2,977 precious souls who were savagely taken from us on that morning 22 years ago leaving a void that can never be filled,” Trump said of the victims.

“We will say a prayer for each of the beautiful families they left behind, whose pain is beyond comprehension.”

Trump also honored New York fire fighters, police, and port authority officers along with other first responders across the country.

“They acted with supreme heroism,” he said. “They went to the sight of the most heinous crime. They would leave other states far away and go to the World Trade Center site, the Pentagon … Pennsylvania.”

“God bless the memory of all of those who perished in the Sept. 11 attacks,” he concluded. “We will never forget you. God bless their families, and God bless America.”

President Joe Biden and the White House also issued statements commemorating the 22nd anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

“September 11 is a day not only to remember, but a day of renewal and resolve for every American — in our devotion to this country, to the principles it embodies, to our democracy,” the president wrote. “That is what we owe one another. And what we owe future generations of Americans to come.”

A total of 341 first responders including New York City Fire Department firefighters, paramedics and civilian support staff have died from illnesses related to Sept. 11 since the attacks. The number of deaths in the following years nearly matches the 343 New York firefighters who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001.

Last week, 43 names were added to the FDNY World Trade Center Memorial Wall, which was created in 2011.

“As we approach the 22nd anniversary of 9/11, the FDNY continues to feel the impact of that day. Each year, this memorial wall grows as we honor of those who gave their lives in service of others,” said Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh. “These brave men and women showed up that day, and in the days and months following the attacks to participate in the rescue and recovery efforts at the World Trade Center site. We will never forget them.”

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