Trump, first lady lead moment of silence on 9/11 anniversary

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump nominates ambassador to Turkey Trump heads to Mar-a-Lago after signing bill to avert shutdown CNN, MSNBC to air ad turned down by Fox over Nazi imagery MORE and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Kidney Care Partners — Trump escalates border fight with emergency declaration Trump dismisses Ann Coulter after criticism: 'I hardly know her' The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by the American Academy of HIV Medicine — Trump, Congress prepare for new border wall fight MORE Monday led a moment of silence from the White House on the 16th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

It is the first anniversary of the attacks since Trump became president.

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The moment of silence was observed at 8:46 a.m., the time the first plane struck the World Trade Center's North Tower.

Trump Monday will also take part in the observance of Sept. 11 at the Pentagon.