Notes on tragedy: Bush spokesman tweets 9/11 page
September 11th, 2013
11:38 AM ET
7 months ago

Notes on tragedy: Bush spokesman tweets 9/11 page

Washington (CNN) – Ari Fleischer knows exactly where he was the morning of Sept. 11, 2001.

The press secretary of former President George W. Bush gave the rest of us a glimpse on Twitter Wednesday, tweeting a page of his handwritten notes detailing the minutes of that morning.
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Filed under: 9/11 • George W. Bush • Uncategorized
Christie: NSA critics should talk to 9/11 families
July 26th, 2013
12:43 AM ET
9 months ago

Christie: NSA critics should talk to 9/11 families

Updated at 1:54 p.m. ET on 7/26

(CNN) - Opponents of government spying programs should talk to families who lost loved ones in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said at a Republican governors forum Thursday.

Asked about the influence of libertarian-minded leaders in the GOP - including Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky - Christie said that when it comes to national security, those who oppose National Security Agency programs that monitor Americans' electronic activity were just wrong.
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Filed under: 9/11 • Chris Christie • NSA
September 11th, 2012
05:32 PM ET
2 years ago

Video: Campaign rhetoric toned down for 9/11

(CNN) - On the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney shook hands with first responders in Chicago, and at the National Guard Association Convention he criticized Pentagon budget cuts which would come with the so-called "fiscal cliff." CNN's Jim Acosta reports.


Filed under: 2012 • 9/11 • Mitt Romney • Pentagon • TV-The Situation Room
Paul Ryan meets with troops, first responders
September 11th, 2012
03:38 PM ET
2 years ago

Paul Ryan meets with troops, first responders

Milwaukee, Wisconsin (CNN) - On the anniversary of 9/11 Republican vice presidential nominee Rep. Paul Ryan came to Wisconsin to meet with first responders and troops who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The seven-term congressman returned to his home state Tuesday after a five-day West Coast campaign swing. Shortly after he landed in Milwaukee Ryan met with members of the 128th Air Refueling Wing of the Wisconsin Air National Guard, many whom have served a number of tours in the Middle East since the Sept. 11 attacks occurred 11 years ago.
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Filed under: 2012 • 9/11 • Paul Ryan • Wisconsin
Politics muted on 9/11 anniversary
September 11th, 2012
09:46 AM ET
2 years ago

Politics muted on 9/11 anniversary

New York (CNN) - The mudslinging on the campaign trail will stop and at the Capitol, Democrats will stand with fellow Republicans in a moment of rare bipartisanship. Two acts that signal the solemnity of September 11.

Eleven years after the horrific terrorist attacks, Americans will again pause Tuesday to remember with words and tears.

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Filed under: 9/11 • Mitt Romney • New York • President Obama
Outside airport, Romney marks 9/11 anniversary
September 11th, 2012
09:38 AM ET
2 years ago

Outside airport, Romney marks 9/11 anniversary

Chicago (CNN) – Mitt Romney marked the 11th anniversary of the September 11 attacks Tuesday by greeting firefighters and first responders gathered on an airport tarmac in Chicago.

It was an impromptu stop for the presidential candidate, who thanked the emergency personnel stationed at the airport and observed the anniversary on the tarmac.
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Filed under: 2012 • 9/11 • Mitt Romney
On the Trail: September 11, 2012
September 11th, 2012
07:08 AM ET
2 years ago

On the Trail: September 11, 2012

(CNN) – President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama mark the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House. They then attend the September 11th Observance Ceremony at the Pentagon, and the president later visits Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.

Meanwhile Vice President Joe Biden attends the Flight 93 National Memorial Commemorative Service in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
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Filed under: 2012 • 9/11 • Florida • Nevada • On the Trail
Romney, Ryan remember victims of September 11
September 11th, 2012
05:00 AM ET
2 years ago

Romney, Ryan remember victims of September 11

(CNN) - Mitt Romney, the Republican presidential nominee, and his running mate, Rep. Paul Ryan, released the following statements Tuesday, the eleventh anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
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Filed under: 9/11 • Mitt Romney • Paul Ryan
Navy SEAL to release book on bin Laden raid, publishing company says
August 22nd, 2012
05:04 PM ET
2 years ago

Navy SEAL to release book on bin Laden raid, publishing company says

(CNN) - A book company said Wednesday that it will release on September 11 a firsthand account of the raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.

Christine Ball, director of marketing and publicity for Dutton, a subsidiary of Penguin Group USA, said the book was written by a Navy SEAL under a pen name.

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Filed under: 2012 • 9/11 • Osama bin Laden
Obama will visit World Trade Center site
June 1st, 2012
12:15 PM ET
2 years ago

Obama will visit World Trade Center site

(CNN) - President Barack Obama will visit the World Trade Center site in New York on June 14, a White House spokesman said Friday.

Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest said Obama would get a briefing on construction at the site targeted by the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

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Filed under: 9/11 • New York • President Obama
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