Investigation Reveals Trump Lied About Donating To 9/11 Charities, Didn’t Help At Disaster Site

President Trump recently took to Twitter to tell the nation he will “never forget” the incredibly dark days of 9/11 and the “hardship” and sacrifice of Americans everywhere.

But, an investigation has revealed that Trump’s claims that he gave generously to a major 9/11 charity simply have no merit.

According to the NY Daily News:

“City Controller Scott Stringer conducted a review of hundreds of pages of previously sealed records of the two main 9/11 charities at the request of the Daily News, and found that Trump and his charity hadn’t donated a dime in the months after 9/11.

“For the periods covered by the audits, we did not find any record of a donation from Trump himself or a Trump entity to either the Twin Towers Fund or the New York City Public/Private Initiatives Inc.,” Stringer’s office said in a statement to the Daily News in response to a Freedom of Information Law request.”

Trump pledged to give $10,000, which is chump change for him, to the Twin Towers Fund. He made the pledge shortly after 9/11, but a review of every Form 990 from the Donald J. Trump Foundation, which would show proof, showed not one single donation.

The only thing investigators could find was a single $1,000 donation, but that came in 2006, many years after. That was for a group founded by Scientologist Tom Cruise.

Trump also claimed, erroneously, on the campaign trail while running for president that he helped clear the rubble on 9/11. He didn’t.

Here are a few facts about Donald Trump and 9/11 that you might find particularly interesting on the anniversary of this historic day:

  1. Gave no money to 9/11 charities in wake of terror attacks.
  2. Bragged about his building 40 Wall St. being “the tallest” immediately after the Towers fell.
  3. Strongly opposed construction of the 9/11 memorial.
  4. Collected a 150K grant for 40 Wall St. for recovery program meant to help small businesses after 9/11.
  5. Lied about housing people at 40 Wall St. in the wake of 9/11 attacks.
  6. Claimed to have lost “hundreds of friends” in the 9/11 attacks (no evidence to support this).
  7. Claimed he “helped a little bit” in clearing the rubble. No evidence to support.
  8. Claimed he saw “thousands of Muslims” celebrating Towers falling.
  9. Claimed that he saw bodies falling from the Towers from his Midtown apt, which is impossible.
  10. Paid his first visit to the 9/11 Memorial to curry favor on the eye of the NY primary.
  11. Claimed that 9/11 wouldn’t have happened if he were president.
  12. Once tweeted, “I would like to extend my best wishes to all, even the haters and losers, on this special data, September 11th.”

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