in the vicinityVideoNew book collects the eyewitness accounts of 9/11
Author Garrett Graff says: “The Only aircraft in the sky” allows the reader to experience the fear, the confusion and sadness that so many felt first-Hand on September 11, 2001.
The Democratic presidential candidates marked the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks by honoring the victims and highlighting how Americans come together in times of tragedy.
PRESIDENT TRUMP MARKS THE 18TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 9/11 ATTACKS
“In the 18 years since the terrible attacks that took thousands of innocent American lives at Ground Zero in New York, the Pentagon and a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, on 9/11 to be a significant, said so much for our country,” former Vice-President, Joe Biden, in a statement. “It’s become a Synonym for America’s iron will, never bend, never break in the face of terror. It is a reminder of the resilience and courage lives in the hearts of all Americans”
Waited stressed that the attacks “have become a reminder of who we are as a nation and what the Americans are capable of when we come together, United in the common goal. We are a nation where the heroes run into the rubble, and a nation, the tags, also if we remember.”
Sen. Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts, tweeted: “I think about the life that we lost in September 11 and the courage of the rescue workers, service members, and citizens who risked their lives that day and in the Wake of this tragedy. We will always remember you.”
Sen Bernie Sanders of Vermont, wrote on Twitter, “Today we remember the 3,000 Americans we lost on September 11. In September 2001, and we honor the courage of the rescue workers who ran into danger to save lives.”
South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg lamented that the party was cross-spirit in the country after 9/11, non-volatile memory.
“As soon as we found that the unit, it slipped out of my Hand. A common basis was to fear and division, to knee-jerk infringements on our freedom and self-destructive invasion of Iraq,” he said.
The 37-year-old Buttigieg said in his message on the occasion of the jubilee, that he was in college at the time of the terrorist attacks. Later, he was in the war in Afghanistan as a Naval Reserve intelligence officer.
Buttigieg, said that “on one of his worst days, America found her best self. And on this day, it is found in us, again.”
The other Democratic White house hopeful, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio, specifically those in Congress who slowed the renewal of the 9/11 victims compensation Fund. The Fund, created after the terrorist attacks, has long claims processed in connection with injuries and deaths due to the 9/11 attacks. The Fund was originally run planned in the year 2020, has been expanded this summer, after the pressure on the Congress.
De Blasio wrote on Twitter that the New York “never forget those that are just there for us, a day of the year.”
“‘Leaders’ in Congress spent forget most of 2019 obviously, the sacrifices of our first responders to dodge their responsibility for the financing of the 9/11 victim compensation Fund,” he added.