He Wasn’t There. She Was.
The official toll from the attacks on 9/11 is approximately 3000, but the number could be three times that. Deaths of 9/11 first responders from Ground Zero-related illnesses are on the rise and diseases such as pulmonary fibrosis are beginning to take their toll.
The men and women who responded to assist survivors as well as dig for the victims remains are dying and officials estimate as many as 12,000 people could eventually succumb to illnesses related to their exposure at Ground Zero. Today, we know the air was toxic for weeks, well after the EPA’s sign-off that it was safe to work and visit the square mile area around the fallen buildings.
The Congressional shaming by activists such as comedian Jon Stewart reveals the bureaucratic nightmare the first-responder families have had to endure, just to receive basic medical treatment for the myriad of ailments they are experiencing.
For the record, Donald Trump never visited Ground Zero. Hillary, pictured here, visited 11 times.