President Donald Trump remembered the fallen heroes of the 9/11 terror attacks on Friday, urging Americans to do the same.
“In 2001, our Nation, united under God, made an unbreakable promise never to forget the nearly 3,000 innocent Americans who were senselessly killed on September 11,” Trump wrote in his 9/11 proclamation for Patriot Day.
Congress passed a joint resolution on December 18, 2001, declaring September 11th as Patriot Day in America.
Trump’s statement recalled the heroism of Americans at the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and those aboard Flight 93 that crashed in a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
“The courage, heroism, and resilience Americans displayed on 9/11, and in its aftermath, are perpetual testaments to the spirit of our country,” the statement continued.
The president spoke about America’s character and how it rose to meet the horrific violence perpetrated on our country.
“Heroes sprang into action in the face of great