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Old 09-11-2018, 11:48 PM   #1
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Default Trump Gets Backlash For Doing A Double Fist Pump Arriving At 9/11 Memorial Service

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Donald Trump is facing widespread social media backlash after he was pictured greeting supporters with a triumphant double fist pump as he arrived to a 9/11 memorial service on Tuesday, the 17th anniversary of the terror attacks.

The president, 72, along with his wife, First Lady Melania Trump, 48, were in Pennsylvania, on their way to pay their respects to the fallen heroes of United Airlines Flight 93.

The White House did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment. In a statement ahead of Trump’s speech at the memorial event, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said the president’s focus for the day was “remembering the lives that were lost, and certainly honoring the individuals who were not only lost that day, but also put their lives on the line to help in that process.”

This is not the first time Trump has faced criticism over his reactions to 9/11.

On Sept. 11, 2001, hours after the terror attacks toppled Manhattan’s Twin Towers, killing thousands, Trump gave an interview boasting about the fact that his building at 40 Wall Street had just become the tallest in Lower Manhattan.

During the conversation with New Jersey’s WWOR-TV/UPN 9 News, the now-president commented that his building “actually was the second-tallest building in downtown Manhattan, and it was actually – before the World Trade Center – was the tallest.”

“And then, when they built the World Trade Center, it became known as the second-tallest. And now it’s the tallest,” he said at the time.

Trump has also come under fire in the past for spreading the debunked claim that Muslims in New Jersey were cheering from their rooftops as they watched the Twin Towers collapse. He also said he helped “a little bit” to clear rubble on 9/11, a claim that has been challenged by others, according to The Washington Post.

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Trump really doesn't care about 9/11 does he?
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Default Re: Trump Gets Backlash For Doing A Double Fist Pump Arriving At 9/11 Memorial Service

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Trump really doesn't care about 9/11 does he?


What should he have done instead?
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Default Re: Trump Gets Backlash For Doing A Double Fist Pump Arriving At 9/11 Memorial Service

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What should he have done instead?
Take things seriously.
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Old 09-11-2018, 11:51 PM   #4
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Default Re: Trump Gets Backlash For Doing A Double Fist Pump Arriving At 9/11 Memorial Service

Is this what passes for news now?

Yahoo isn't even trying to hide it at least... it's posted under entertainment... lol...

Only stupid ******s eat this shit up.
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Old 09-11-2018, 11:57 PM   #5
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Default Re: Trump Gets Backlash For Doing A Double Fist Pump Arriving At 9/11 Memorial Service

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What should he have done instead?

Perhaps treat the occasion somberly. This is embarrassing.

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Old 09-12-2018, 12:01 AM   #6
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Perhaps treat the occasion somberly. This is embarrassing.



And you guys take this as not taking it seriously? Without looking at more pictures, do we know who he was fist-pumping towards? Maybe it was towards members of the military that may have been waiting there for him.

Fist-pumping is Trump's thing. It's not him disrespecting anything having to do with 9/11. You people are ridiculous.
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Old 09-12-2018, 12:07 AM   #7
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So solemn. So Presidential. Goes well with fist pump. It's like he's announcing his birthday!


Or what about this one?



How about these








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So you can tweet long paragraphs about your “Witch Hunt” but that’s all you can say about 9/11?

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You guys hated Obama for wearing a tan suit
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Old 09-12-2018, 12:12 AM   #8
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And you guys take this as not taking it seriously? Without looking at more pictures, do we know who he was fist-pumping towards? Maybe it was towards members of the military that may have been waiting there for him.

Fist-pumping is Trump's thing. It's not him disrespecting anything having to do with 9/11. You people are ridiculous.
It's not just the fist pumping that's the stupid thing he's done on 9/11.
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Old 09-12-2018, 12:14 AM   #9
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Another gesture that could break his presidency. The world is watching you, Mr. Trump.
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Default Re: Trump Gets Backlash For Doing A Double Fist Pump Arriving At 9/11 Memorial Service

Oh look, I was right. There was a crowd there cheering him that included soldiers.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XNLg3XjiKDM


CNN, like ISH, freaking out


Oh look, he also gave a speech honoring the 9/11 Victims At Shanksville Memorial.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02YA6Nz70MA



"But, but, but he's a bad guy and I want to complain about his fist pumps!! Wahh! Wahh!!"



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He should've keeled over like a Saddam statue at the memorial like that great American patriot Hillary Clinton.

Madam President getting thrown in the van like



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Old 09-12-2018, 12:31 AM   #12
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And you guys take this as not taking it seriously? Without looking at more pictures, do we know who he was fist-pumping towards? Maybe it was towards members of the military that may have been waiting there for him.

Fist-pumping is Trump's thing. It's not him disrespecting anything having to do with 9/11. You people are ridiculous.

Taken in isolation, sure, no big deal. But these were his first tweets today...

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Remember, the White House has repeatedly stressed that the President uses Twitter to directly communicate to the American people as an end-run around the corrupt mainstream media. These were the first things on his mind today.
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He should've keeled over like a Saddam statue at the memorial like that great American patriot Hillary Clinton.




Yea, nobody is as big of a patriot as Captain Bone Spurs. By the way, Trump has had more visits to his overseas golf courses than visits to our Middle East troops (0)
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Old 09-12-2018, 12:37 AM   #14
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Looks like he's about to get bukake'd by Putin and Kim
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Old 09-12-2018, 12:41 AM   #15
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Default Re: Trump Gets Backlash For Doing A Double Fist Pump Arriving At 9/11 Memorial Service

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Taken in isolation, sure, no big deal. But these were his first tweets today...







Remember, the White House has repeatedly stressed that the President uses Twitter to directly communicate to the American people as an end-run around the corrupt mainstream media. These were the first things on his mind today.

You forget, this isn't his first 9/11 as President. Pull up his Tweets and clips from 9/11/17 and you'll see he respects and honors the memory of 9/11.

This attack on him and his character is relentless by you people and it just looks bad.
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