Trump Says His Policy Would Have Kept 9/11 Attackers Out

By Joe Crowe

Donald Trump gestures as he addresses reporters next to a model of the proposed World Trade Center known as the Twin Towers II on May 18, 2005 in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
Donald Trump gestures as he addresses reporters next to a model of the proposed World Trade Center known as the Twin Towers II on May 18, 2005 in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Fifteen years after the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has used the attacks as part of his political arsenal. On Sept. 8, he told The Columbus Dispatch that he would have captured terror leader Osama bin Laden earlier, and “I would’ve been tougher on terrorism.”

In August, Politico reported that Trump said, “Those people that knocked down the World Trade Center most likely under the Trump policy wouldn’t have been here to knock down the World Trade Center.”

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SOURCES: News Now/NEWS MAX

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.