April 13, 2004

At 9:03 am on the morning of September 11, 2001, George Bush was told a second plane had hit the World Trade Center and "America is under attack". What did he do for the next five minutes? Click here. In a Wall Street Journal story published on March 22, 2004, White House Communications Director Dan Bartlett says that Bush remained in the classroom for seven minutes after being told of the second plane. Some reports filed by journalists in the classroom say Bush stayed for as long as 9 minutes. The WSJ confirms that video exists of the entire photo-op.

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