SLIKAIt has been 16 years since 9/11. That is a terrible day in American history. Remembering it, Americans still bring a sense of both sadness and pride in their country.
The president marked this event in a formal way – placing a wreath and giving a speech. This is a video posted by him detailing the ceremony:
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 11, 2017
And he did not stop there – he took it a step further and commemorate this day like no one ever and 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
He outlined the purpose of Patriot Day in a statement:
“On this day, we honor almost 3,000 lost lives 16 years ago 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 America and unite us as one, as we commemorate everyone that lost their lives in order to save others.”
This is an incredible gift to our people! Share this everywhere so everyome know how our president honored the 9/11 tragedy.