Trump’s first reaction to 9/11: “My tower was the second tallest and now it’s the tallest.”

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Donald Trump, together with his Twin Towers reconstruction project called “Twin Towers II”.

Donald Trump was exactly what is expected of Donald Trump even shortly after the 9/11 attacks in New York and Washington.

The then only tycoon, now former president of the United States, went live on local television to talk about how he had experienced what happened in Manhattan.

He explained that he had seen everything because it had “a window that overlooks the World Trade Center”, where the Twin Towers were located.

When asked if the Trump Building, located at 40 Wall Street, had suffered damage, it did not occur to Trump to respond otherwise:

“40 Wall Street was the second tallest building in Manhattan and before the Twin Towers it was the tallest. When they were built it became the second but now it is the highest ”.

The moment has gone viral 20 years later, on the occasion of the anniversary of the attacks:

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