He says he did:"Many people jumped and I witnessed it, I watched that. I have a view -- a view in my apartment that was specifically aimed at the World Trade Center," Trump said Monday during a rally in Columbus, Ohio."And I watched those people jump and I watched the second plane hit... Show More Summary
Monday Dr. Ben Carson said that he, like Donald Trump, saw footage of Muslims in New Jersey "celebrating" the fall of the World Trade Center. Given that this (1) never happened and (2) never freaking happened, this caused consternation...Show More Summary
Donald Trump is getting lots of attention for his invented claim that "thousands and thousands" of Muslims in New Jersey cheered and celebrated after the attacks on the World Trade Center. But it's not news that Trump is willing to engage in fact-free demonizing of minorities. What is news is how...
“Ben Carson continued to walk back his assertion on Monday night that, like Donald Trump, he also saw video footage of Muslims in New Jersey celebrating the collapse of the World Trade Center on 9/11, blaming the media in the [...]
Donald Trump was four miles away on 9/11, in his 68th floor Trump Tower apartment. Even if he had an unobstructed view of the World Trade Center, he’d need either a telescope of x-ray vision to see people jumping out of towers. “Many people jumped and I witnessed it, I watched that. I have a [...]
It begins. Immediately after Donald Trump vows that he watched "thousands" of Muslims in New Jersey cheer the collapse of the World Trade Center on 9/11, fellow Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson says he too saw that thing...Show More Summary
After saying that he, too, had seen American Muslims celebrating as the World Trade Center fell, Ben Carson said that he was mistaken, that he had seen protests from the Middle East.
The latest from la-la land: Republican presidential hopeful Ben Carson joined GOP rival Donald Trump in claiming that he, too, saw news footage of Muslim-Americans cheering as the World Trade Center towers fell on Sept. 11, 2001 — despite the fact that no such footage has turned up yet. Show More Summary
Donald Trump lives in a different world than you or I. That is part of his popularity; he wastes no time on what is true or what is false, but simply declares that the world is what he says it is, and that the people he has declaredShow More Summary
Ben Carson has joined Donald J. Trump in saying that he, too, saw American Muslims celebrate as the World Trade Center fell -- an assertion for which there is no evidence.
As you’ve probably heard by now, Donald Trump had quite a weekend. First he claimed on Saturday that “I watched in Jersey City, N.J., where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as [the World Trade Center] was coming down.” Confronted with the fact that this is completely false, Trump insisted on Sunday, “There were […]
Says a typical comment on last night's post "Did Trump watch 'thousands and thousands of people' in Jersey City, New Jersey 'cheering' as the World Trade Center came down?" I hadn't noticed, when I wrote the post, that the Washington...Show More Summary
He said he did, and on "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," Stephanopoulos confronted him: STEPHANOPOULOS: You know, the police say that didn't happen and all those rumors have been on the Internet for some time. So did you meek -- misspeak yesterday? TRUMP: It did happen. I saw it. STEPHANOPOULOS: You saw that... TRUMP: It was on television. I saw it.Click for more »
GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: You raised some eyebrows yesterday with comments you made at your latest rally. I want to show them, relating to 9/11. VIDEO CLIP OF DONALD TRUMP: “Hey, I watched when the World Trade Center came tumbling down. And I watched in Jersey City, New Jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that […]
Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop today ripped into Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump for saying he saw ‘thousands of people’ in Jersey City cheer when the World Trade Center was destroyed on Sept. 11, 2001. “Trump is plain wrong, and he is shamefully politicizing an emotionally charged issue,” Fulop said in a statement released this [...]Show More Summary
The xenophobia and dark appeal of Donald Trump keeps getting worse. Trump said at a rally on Saturday in Birmingham, Ala. that he watched as the World Trade Center “came tumbling down.”“And I watched in Jersey City, New Jersey, where thousands and thousands of people were cheering as that building was coming down,” he added. [...]
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump claimed in a TV interview that "thousands" of Muslims in New Jersey cheered when the World Trade Center towers came down on 9/11 -- an allegation that's completely false. "There were people that were cheering on the other side of New Jersey, where you have large Arab populations. Show More Summary
We asked New Yorkers what their reactions to the Paris attacks were- here's what they said
Donald Trump says it is ridiculous for Jeb Bush to claim that his brother, President George W. Bush, “kept us safe.” “The World Trade Center came down during his reign,” Trump says. “He was the president at the time, and you know, you could say the buck stops here.” Blaming Bush for the Sept. 11,...
Jeb Bush fired back Friday at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump knocked former president George W. Bush over the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks that brought down the World Trade Center. Trump’s comments came after Bloomberg’s Stephanie Ruhle asked him if he would be capable of comforting the nation in the event of a mass catastrophe […]