President Trump on Friday commemorated 9/11 at the crash site of United Airlines Flight 93 in Shanksville, Pa., saying the 40 passengers and crew show the US will always “fight back” against the “depraved forces of violence.”
Trump recalled how the passengers struggled against four terrorist hijackers, preventing them from reaching Washington, DC.
“The heroes of Flight 93 are an everlasting reminder that no matter the danger, no matter the threat, no matter the odds, America will always rise up, stand tall and fight back,” Trump said.
“In the days and weeks after 9/11, citizens of all faiths, backgrounds, colors and creeds came together, prayed together, mourned together and rebuilt together,” he said.
“We were united by our conviction that America was the world’s most exceptional country, blessed with the most incredible heroes, and that this was a land worth defending with our very last breath. It was a unity based on love for our families, care for our