Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made a fumbling terminology mix-up late Monday, during his final campaign rally before the New York primaries.
"It's very close to my heart because I was down there, and I watched our police and our firemen down at 7/11, down at the World Trade Center right after it came down, and I saw the greatest people I've ever seen in action," Trump stated, in front of a cheering crowd in Buffalo, NY. Nearly 11,000 people attended the rally.
Trump mistakenly referenced 7-11 – a highly popular convenience store chain – instead of "9/11," the common short form for the September 11, 2001 attacks.
This, despite the attacks being a common theme in Trump's campaign speeches, and a highly publicized visit to the National September 11 Memorial and Museum earlier this month.