Tag Archives: 9/11

NYC Again Rejects Call To End Trump Golf Course Deal

ABC News reports: The New York City Parks Department has again rejected calls by members of the city council to terminate the Trump Organization’s license to operate a city-owned golf course in the Bronx. Council members on Thursday called for the “immediate termination” of the Trump Organization’s license to operate the golf course at Ferry Point Park, a month before …

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That Day: My September 11th Short Story

Some longtime readers may recall that this story was posted annually on this day for the first few years of JMG.   That Day Manhattan, September 11th, 2001 That day, I got to my office on 42nd Street at about 8:55am, a bit later than usual because that morning I’d voted for the first time as a New Yorker, pulling the …

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VA Country Club Sorry For 9/11-Themed Special Menu

Washington DC’s ABC affiliate reports: A manager at a Manassas, Va. country club apologized on Facebook Tuesday after receiving backlash on a 9/11 special menu that included a Remember-tini, Flight 93 Redirect and Pentagon Pie. The menu has since been taken down online, but not before some people captured the menu and posted it to a private community Facebook group. …

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Joe Rogan Claims Flight 93 Was Shot Down On 9/11

“They shot that fucking plane out of the sky. Yeah. They ‘crashed it into the ground to save the White House’? Get the fuck out of here. “They found the wreckage — the wreckage was spread out over miles. Now, in a plane crash, the wreckage does not spread for miles. “But when you blow something up in the air, …

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9/11 Families To Protest At Trump’s NJ Golf Course

Politico reports: Dozens of family members and survivors of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack will head to former President Donald Trump’s Bedminster golf club next week to protest the controversial Saudi-backed LIV Golf event there. Brett Eagleson, a founder of the group 9/11 Justice, told POLITICO the group will hold a press conference on Friday morning down the street from …

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9/11 Families Demand Trump Cancel Saudi Golf Event

The New York Times reports: Relatives of people killed on Sept. 11 are urging former President Donald J. Trump to cancel a Saudi-backed golf tournament set to be held this month at Trump National Golf Club Bedminster in New Jersey. In a letter dated Sunday, members of the group 9/11 Justice asked to meet with Mr. Trump and urged him …

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Fox Sports Uses 9/11 Memorial For Baseball Graphic

The Insider reports: Fox Sports is facing criticism after using a the 9/11 memorial at Ground Zero in Manhattan as the background for their baseball night graphics. In the Saturday night showing of a game between the Yankees and Red Sox, the channel superimposed the team’s logos and the network’s “Baseball Night in America” logo onto an image of the …

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FBI Releases Newly Declassified 9/11 Document

The Associated Press reports: The FBI late Saturday released a newly declassified document related to logistical support given to two of the Saudi hijackers in the run-up to the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The document details contacts the hijackers had with Saudi associates in the U.S. but does not provide proof that senior Saudi government officials were complicit in …

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Trump: It’s An “Easy Question” Whether I’ll Run Again

Axios reports: Former President Donald Trump struck a divisive tone as he visited New York City on Saturday, opting not to participate in the official ceremony at Ground Zero honoring the victims of the terrorist attacks. Trump skipped the day’s official events in lieu of his campaign-style appearance with first responders. He is also scheduled to provide commentary for a …

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Bush Condemns Domestic Extremists In 9/11 Speech

The Independent reports: Former president George W Bush recalled images of chaos and death rejoined by stories of service and kindness in the aftermath of the 9/11 terror attacks during a memorial service in Pennsylvania, surrounded by families of the 40 passengers and crew members who wrestled control of a plane to avoid untold destruction 20 years ago. He said …

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That Day: My September 11th Short Story

Some longtime readers may recall that this story was posted annually on this day for the first few years of JMG.   That Day Manhattan, September 11th, 2001 That day, I got to my office on 42nd Street at about 8:55am, a bit later than usual because that morning I’d voted for the first time as a New Yorker, pulling the …

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LIVE VIDEO: Bidens Attend Manhattan 9/11 Memorial

The Washington Post reports: President Biden and first lady Jill Biden are scheduled to travel to three locations, starting with New York City, then moving on to Shanksville, Pa., and finally Arlington, Va. Their day begins at Ground Zero in New York City for a ceremony that begins at 8:30 a.m. At 8:46 a.m. they will hold a moment of …

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Trump Claims “Two Big Firemen” Saved Him On 9/11

Vice News reports: Trump told Newsmax Tuesday night that he was “down there” near the World Trade Center and helped out after the attacks, a claim he’s been making for two decades now. But while he was near the site in the days after the attack, he’s never proven that he helped — and he’s lied about charitable donations to …

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Trump To Call Boxing Match On 9/11 Anniversary

ESPN reports: Former President Donald Trump has signed a contract to provide commentary on a “gamecast” of Saturday’s boxing event headlined by Evander Holyfield vs. Vitor Belfort, Triller told ESPN on Tuesday. His son Donald Trump Jr. will join him at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida. “I love great fighters and great fights,” Donald Trump Sr. …

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Biden To Visit All Three 9/11 Sites For 20th Anniversary

The Washington Post reports: President Biden will travel to New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania on Sept. 11 to mark the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at all three sites where they occurred, the White House announced Saturday. Biden will be accompanied by first lady Jill Biden when he visits Lower Manhattan in New York City; Shanksville, Pa.; and the …

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Biden Orders Declassification Of FBI’s 9/11 Documents

The New York Times reports: Making good on a campaign promise, President Biden directed the Justice Department and other federal agencies on Friday to oversee the review and declassification of documents related to the F.B.I.’s investigation into the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. In an executive order, Mr. Biden instructed Attorney General Merrick B. Garland to publicly release the declassified documents …

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Trump Admin Offered $700M To Families Of 9/11 Victims In An Attempt To Save His Sudan-Israel Deal

ABC News reports: In a last-minute pitch to save President Donald Trump’s deal with Sudan, the Trump administration offered to pay victims of the Sept. 11 attacks $700 million of U.S. funds to drop their pursuit of claims against the African country, according to two sources familiar with the negotiations. The negotiations, which have not been previously reported and continued …

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9/11 Group Angry Trump Ran Campaign Ads Yesterday

The Hill reports: 9/11 Day, the nonprofit that established the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks as a federally recognized National Day of Service and Remembrance, criticized President Trump on Friday for not suspending his campaign for the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. “Sadly, our organization and members of the 9/11 community learned today that President Donald Trump’s …

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Trump Admin Stripped Millions From FDNY 9/11 Fund

The New York Daily News reports: The Trump administration admitted Friday to stripping millions of dollars from an FDNY fund that foots healthcare bills for 9/11 survivors and promised to try to put an end to the heartless practice. The administration’s about-face came after the Daily News exclusively reported Thursday that the Treasury Department has over the past four years …

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9/11 Military Flyover Of NYC Canceled After Outcry

Gothamist reports: A planned military flyover marking the anniversary of 9/11 was cancelled on Friday morning, after the decision to honor terror victims with a low-flying warplane was widely panned as tasteless and inappropriate. The Department of Defense announced their intention late Thursday to fly an F-18 jet over the Hudson River on Friday afternoon on the 19th anniversary of …

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