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Pres. Obama Visits WTC

The American flag flies over the 9/11 Memorial from One WTC in honor of Flag Day and President Obama’s visit to the WTC site. (photo courtesy Kim Wright) The American flag flies over the 9/11 Memorial from One WTC in honor of Flag Day and President Obama’s visit to the WTC site. (photo courtesy Kim Wright)

President Barack Obama visited the World Trade Center today for a status update on construction.  Obama toured the One World Trade Center skyscraper with 9/11 Memorial Chairman Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. He greeted construction workers and signed a steel beam that will be installed atop One WTC, according to DNAInfo.com.

The president visited the 9/11 Memorial on the 10th anniversary of the attacks, as family members of the victims saw their loved ones’ names at the finished memorial for the first time.  He was also on site to lay a wreath at the Survivor Tree following the killing of Osama bin Laden in U.S. military operation. 

 

By 9/11 Memorial Staff