Obama, Bush to be at 9/11 anniversary ceremony, N.Y. mayor says
July 30th, 2011
11:06 AM ET
3 years ago

Obama, Bush to be at 9/11 anniversary ceremony, N.Y. mayor says

New York (CNN) - Presidents Barack Obama and George W. Bush will be part of a small group of politicians to participate in the ceremony marking the 10th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced during his weekly radio address Friday.

Also in attendance will be governors Andrew Cuomo of New York and Chris Christie of New Jersey, as well as former New York State Gov. George Pataki, who was in office at the time of the terrorist attacks.

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soundoff (9 Responses)
  1. John

    Why would Obama be there he's one of them.

    July 30, 2011 11:10 am at 11:10 am |
  2. J. Singleton

    BUSH will be there......hopefully....under arrest

    July 30, 2011 11:14 am at 11:14 am |
  3. A Kickin' Donkey

    It really is unfortunate that some 10 years later, we still have not rebuilt the buildings. America went to the Moon and back in under 10 years under Kennedy's leadership. He wasn't in office when the achievement occured but it was he that provided the crucial, foundation leadership in the early days that allowed Nixon to reap the glory.

    Similarly, if Mr. 9-11, Mr. Pataki, or Mr. Bush (43) were such good leaders, shouldn't we at least have some office buildings rebuilt by now? Nothing, not even building in lower Manhattan, is as complicated as landing in the Sea of Tranquility.

    July 30, 2011 11:21 am at 11:21 am |
  4. raja

    Hey John thats why he killed OSAMA right? As long as you crazy people out there America will always have problem. Here in home and abroad.

    July 30, 2011 11:30 am at 11:30 am |
  5. GI Joe

    John is certifiably insane. Pay him no mind. They closedd the mental institutions and we have to bear with the idiotic birthers, deathers, obstructionists, haters, fear-mongers, etc. It's the AmeriKKKKan way.

    July 30, 2011 11:58 am at 11:58 am |
  6. cindy

    @GI Joe-I enjoy your blogs and agree with you on this one 100%

    July 30, 2011 12:14 pm at 12:14 pm |
  7. SecedingfromTexas

    GI Joe: Love all your comments, but this one is in the top ten. Thank you.

    July 30, 2011 01:36 pm at 1:36 pm |
  8. eurobrat

    Once in a while W reappears and I'm reminded of just how horrible those 8 years were. In spite of all his faults, thank the Lord for Barack....

    July 30, 2011 02:20 pm at 2:20 pm |
  9. Emmy Skaddittle

    johns, just another tea party wacko, if he wasn't going i am sure john would criticize him for not being there. he is just a troll, i am surprised he didn't say "first!"

    July 30, 2011 03:14 pm at 3:14 pm |