Former New York Gov. George Pataki (R) reflected on his experiences as governor on 9/11, as the 16th anniversary of the tragic event approaches.
“You couldn’t help but think of the individuals, the friends that you knew who you feared had died in the towers, and too many of them actually did,” Pataki told John Catsimatidis on AM970 in New York on Sunday.
Pataki was joined by other officials that week as they surveyed the damage to lower Manhattan after two planes flew into the World Trade Center towers, wreaking havoc in America’s largest city.
“If you think of the worst scene you could see in a horror picture – lower Manhattan was like that. Amid the rubble, there were still fires burning and smoke everywhere. The air was full of shredded paper from the Hudson to the…