Lawmakers remember 9/11, praise extension of victims’ fund

Across the nation, many paused for a moment of silence Wednesday to reflect on the 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

“One of those days I think none of us will forget,” New York Congressman Joseph Morelle said.

Morelle said he remembers vividly where he was when the attacks unfolded.

“I was in the city on legislative business—when I was in the state legislature—and I was about to come home when the first tower was hit,” he recalled.

Morelle says as a nation we must never forget and he’s proud Congress passed a bill to fund the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund through the year 2090.

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