Paige Lavender -Huff Post Politics
President Barack Obama marked the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks with a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, D.C., Friday morning.
According to a White House pool report, Obama, first lady Michelle Obama and 200 White House staffers gathered and reflected at 8:46 a.m., the same time that an airplane hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City in 2001.
The flag at the White House flew at half staff as three bells tolled to mark the anniversary of the attack.
After the moment of silence, Obama tweeted about the attacks: