In a video of the Republican presidential nominee that has resurfaced online, New Yorker Donald Trump — just two days after the towers fell on September 11, 2001 — visited ground zero and granted an impromptu interview to a German television crew.
“I have a lot of property down there but it wasn’t fortunately affected by what happened at the World Trade Center,” a solemn Trump tells the reporter, Stephan Bachenheimer.
“I just went to what they call ground zero,” Trump said, standing a few blocks away from the destruction. “I’ve never seen anything like it. The devastation. The human life that’s just been wasted for no reason whatsoever. It is a terrible scene. It’s a terrible sight. But New Yorkers are very and resilient and they’ll rebuild quickly.”
Asked by the reporter how he thinks the United States should respond, Trump said: “Well, I think they have to respond quickly and effectively. They have to find out exactly what […]
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