The former president, a New York native, spoke briefly about the Sept. 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center, the recent Afghanistan withdrawal and took questions from the police officers.
Trump called the 20th anniversary of 9/11 a “very sad day for a lot of reasons,” referring to both the attack and the botched withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan in recent weeks, and praised the brave NYPD officers.
“I grew up with you and you are New York’s finest. You’re incredible people. I know many of you,” said Trump.
Former President Trump on Saturday hinted that he might run for president again. (Fox News screenshot)
The former president also called Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan “gross incompetence” and criticized other aspects of the U.S. withdrawal.
When asked by a NYPC officer whether he’d run for president a second time, Trump responded, “That’s a tough question.”
“Actually, for me, it’s an easy question. I mean, I know what I’m going to do, but I’m not supposed to be talking about