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kpete

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Tue Sep 11, 2018, 07:32 AM Sep 2018

Right now in New Zealand its September 11th...The world is watching in dismay....and they see it.... [View all]




Donald Trump’s bizarre quotes about 9/11 before becoming president

On the day of the 9/11 attacks, Donald Trump claimed that the destruction of the World Trade Center meant that one of his buildings was now the tallest in lower Manhattan. His bragging was not only tasteless, it was untrue.

Despite claiming he knew hundreds of victims of the attack, Trump never named or expressed condolences for any of them. However, years later, Trump did tweet, “I would like to extend my best wishes to all, even the haters and losers, on this special date, September 11th.”

It may be a special date, but Trump has bragged he has since gotten better ratings than any of the broadcasts about the tragedy that day.

And, in the aftermath of the 2001 terror attack, Trump made not a single charitable donation that can be verified to any of the not-for-profit groups that provided aid to survivors, rescue workers, or the families of cops and firemen who died trying to save others, However, Trump did take $150,000 in federal aid for economic damages from a disaster that occured one mile away from any of his buildings.

Read more:

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/donald-trump-bizarre-quotes-911-attacks-tallest-building-higher-ratings-muslims-cheering-george-w-a8530571.html





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Powerful malaise Sep 2018 #1
Two things: madaboutharry Sep 2018 #2
No. 2 PJMcK Sep 2018 #3
Political Voyeurism Xipe Totec Sep 2018 #5
Good take. Failures seeing themselves as successful pangaia Sep 2018 #13
If Trump hadn't inherited $300 million from his father Fortinbras Armstrong Sep 2018 #15
Used cars.... SergeStorms Sep 2018 #17
The power of reality TV jayschool2013 Sep 2018 #9
Yep. The 'Duck Dynasty' crowd... SergeStorms Sep 2018 #14
"His bragging was not only tasteless, it was untrue." jcgoldie Sep 2018 #4
It is simply beyond intelligent belief... Guilded Lilly Sep 2018 #6
Every morning as I read the news Buckeyeblue Sep 2018 #7
The republican Draft-Dodger-in-Chief doesn't get IT Achilleaze Sep 2018 #8
A poor excuse for a GWC58 Sep 2018 #10
Textbook example of malignant narcissism.. Permanut Sep 2018 #11
America First! IronLionZion Sep 2018 #12
Meanwhile in Santiago, Chile central scrutinizer Sep 2018 #16
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