Donald Trump recalled that he saw thousands of people celebrating the 9/11/01 attacks.
I saw people getting together and in fairly large numbers celebrating as the World Trade Center was coming down, killing thousands of people.
This is a story from the Washington Post on September 18th, a week later, 2001: In Jersey City, within hours of two jetliners’ plowing into the World Trade Center, law enforcement authorities detained and questioned a number of people who were allegedly seen celebrating the attacks and holding tailgate-style parties on rooftops while they watched the devastation on the other side of the river. Washington Post!
The New York Post published a piece by Fred Siegel on September 14, 2001:
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Here in New York, it was easy to get angry listening to Egyptians, Palestinians and the Arabs of nearby Paterson, New Jersey celebrate as they received word of the murderous attacks in New York and Washington.
Former New York City Mayor, Rudy Guiliani, confirmed that there were people celebrating the attacks.
Guiliani: “And we did have some reports of people celebrating that day while the towers were coming down.”
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Alisyn Camerota: “But, if there had been thousands of people.”
Guiliani: “I would’ve known that for sure. If thousands of people were demonstrating and he saw it on television, there must be some tape of it somewhere. If it shows up, it will corroborate him. If it doesn’t show up, it’s gonna make him look really bad.”
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