9/11 was truly a terrible day in American history, the day that will never be forgoten. It’s been 16 years since that day. This day every year bring sadness and also pride in this country.
President Trump marked this event in a formal and somber fashion, placing a wreath and giving a speech.
He post this video:
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 11, 2017
President Trump officially proclaimed September 11 of each year “Patriot Day.”
President Donald J. Trump Proclaims September 11, 2017, as Patriot Day: https://t.co/Yf49q6iU5U
— The White House (@WhiteHouse) September 11, 2017
President Trump outlined the purpose of Patriot Day in a White House statement:
“On Patriot Day, we honor the nearly 3,000 innocent lives taken from us on September 11, 2001, and all of those who so nobly aided their fellow citizens in America’s time of need.”
“We rededicate ourselves to the ideals that define our country and unite us as one, as we commemorate all the heroes who lost their lives saving others.”