Watch: Trump signs 9/11 victims compensation bill

President Donald Trump, accompanied by Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, right, speaks to members of the media on the South Lawn of the White House on Friday July 12, 2019. (Caroline Brehman/CQ Roll Call)

President Donald Trump signed legislation Monday that would effectively make permanent a special compensation fund for first-responders and other victims of the 2001 attacks, while providing however much money is needed to pay all eligible claims.


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