On the 22nd anniversary of 9/11, President Joe Biden is reportedly now facing criticism for making a false claim that he had been to Ground Zero the day after the World Trade Center attack.
“Ground Zero in New York, I remember standing there the next day and looking at the building. I felt like I was looking through the gates of Hell, it looked so devastating,” Biden said during a recent speech.
On the day of the anniversary of the attacks, Biden made history by becoming the first sitting president to skip a trip to the 9/11 monument and instead give a speech from Alaska.
However, a lot of people on social media, including the Republican National Committee, were eager to point out that Biden actually visited the site a week after being in Washington, D.C. the day after 9/11.
Adrienne Watson, a spokesman for Biden’s White House National Security Council, received criticism for her message commemorating Saudi investment on 9/11 anniversary.
The families of 9/11 victims informed Biden in 2021 that they would not be attending the 20th anniversary memorial that year because of his choice to withhold classified information about the attacks, which some claim reveals Saudi Arabian participation.