Trump suggests he might have prevented 9/11 attacks

Is this the start of detente between Donald Trump and the official Republican news channel, Fox?

Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump suggested Sunday that he could have prevented the 9/11 attacks had he been president in 2001 — escalating his feud with primary rival Jeb Bush about the fatal terror strikes.

Photo: Gage Skidmore (CC)

Photo: Gage Skidmore (CC)


Trump, a first-time candidate, implied his stance on immigration could have kept out the terrorists who slipped into the United States and trained in the country to hijack the four commercial airliners and kill nearly 3,000 people on American soil on Sept. 11, 2001.

“I am extremely, extremely tough on illegal immigration,” Trump told “Fox News Sunday.” “I believe that if I were running things, … I doubt that those people would have been in the country.”

The 19 hijackers crashed one airliner each into the Pentagon and the twin World Trade Center towers in New York City, roughly nine months after Bush’s older brother, President George W. Bush, took office in 2001…

[continues at Fox]


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