REP LIEU VISITS LOCAL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, HONORS AMERICAN HEROISM ON ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11
LOS ANGELES – Today, Congressman Ted W. Lieu (D-Los Angeles County) commemorates the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and remembers those who lost their lives at the Pentagon, the World Trade Center and in Shanksville, PA. Earlier in the day, Rep. Lieu spoke at an assembly at Robinson Elementary School to honor those who served and continue to serve our country.
“Today, we remember the thousands of people who perished on Sept. 11, and honor the first responders who lost their lives trying to save as many people as they could. After that horrible day, our nation came together to mourn and reaffirm our commitment to the values that make America great: hope, justice and compassion. Seventeen years later, our country is safer and stronger thanks to the combined efforts of the communities and federal, state and local governments, who tirelessly work together to uphold our shared ideals. ”