PoliticsJoe Biden will break with tradition of commemorating the 9/11 attacks

    Joe Biden will break with tradition of commemorating the 9/11 attacks

    This year, In none of the three places where the attacks that the country suffered on September 11, 2001 are customarily commemorated, will the nation’s leader be present.

    White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre announced that upon her return from a scheduled trip to Hanoi, Vietnam, on September 10, Joe Biden will visit an air base located in Alaska, a site from which he plans to issue a message about the tragic incidents that shocked the world 22 years ago.

    Simultaneously, In New York City, Vice President Kamala Harris and her husband Douglas Emhoff will lead a commemoration ceremony. at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum.

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    This It will be the first time that a president of the nation will not attend any of the three places where the attacks occurred in 2001, nor will he be present at the White House to commemorate the incident from there.

    In 2005, George W. Bush chose to hold a ceremony from the White House lawn rather than travel to New York, northern Virginia and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, the three places where the attacks occurred.

    Later, in 2015, Barack Obama chose to commemorate the attacks by observing a minute of silence on the White House grounds before taking a trip to Fort Meade in Maryland.

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    This way, Before the arrival of Joe Biden to the presidency, those who preceded him in office alternated every two years traveling to one of the three sites where the attacks occurred.

    However, the upcoming commemoration will break with custom, at least until a new president arrives at the White House and it is up to him to decide on the site from which a message dedicated to the people who lost their lives is broadcast. but above all to remind, not only Americans, but the entire world that a similar incident should not be repeated under any justification, because as time passes it continues to cause pain among the families of the victims and indignation in the rest of the population.

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    Source: La Opinion

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