US President Donald Trump, with 9/11 first responders and family members, at the signing ceremony for a bill to permanently authorise the September 11 victim compensation fund in the Rose Garden of the White House on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE

Donald Trump boasts 9/11 experience, saying ‘I was down there also’ as he signs compensation bill to ensure victims fund never runs out of money

  • US president claims he took part in post-attack response at Manhattan’s ground zero
  • Law will mean lifelong medical help for emergency crews sickened by toxic debris during events of September 11
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US President Donald Trump, with 9/11 first responders and family members, at the signing ceremony for a bill to permanently authorise the September 11 victim compensation fund in the Rose Garden of the White House on Monday. Photo: EPA-EFE
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