President Joe Biden falsely claimed he visited Floor Zero in New York Metropolis the day after the World Commerce Facilities had been hit and collapsed, marking the twenty second anniversary of the September 11, 2001, Islamic terrorist assaults on the US.
Throughout remarks at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson in Anchorage, Alaska, Biden gave a speech to American troops wherein he claimed to have been at Floor Zero in New York Metropolis on September 12, 2001.
“Floor Zero, New York. I bear in mind standing there the subsequent day and looking out on the constructing,” Biden mentioned. “I felt like I used to be trying by means of the gates of hell; it regarded so devastated due to…the place you may stand.”
In actuality, although, Biden was within the U.S. Senate alongside his colleagues on September 12, 2001, and gave a ten-minute flooring speech concerning the terrorist assaults. Biden’s first recognized go to to Floor Zero was on September 20, 2001, when he joined a delegation of senators on a tour of the assault’s aftermath.
“Some have mentioned, yesterday and as we speak, that each one has modified for America,” Biden mentioned throughout his flooring speech in 2001. “I do know what they imply by that … however I pray that isn’t true … the one factor we can not enable to alter are the values upon which this nation is constructed, for if that had been to happen, then they might have the ability to declare victory.”
Biden additionally voted that day, together with all different senators, to approve a decision formally condemning the terrorist assaults. Different then-senators who gave speeches included Hillary Clinton, Rick Santorum, Arlen Specter, and Barbara Boxer, amongst others.
As Breitbart Information reported, Biden is the primary president to commemorate 9/11 in Alaska reasonably than in New York Metropolis, Virginia, or Pennsylvania, the place the assaults occurred.
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