9/11 Responders SLAM Museum Officials For On Site Cocktail Party – American Military News

9/11 Responders SLAM Museum Officials For On Site Cocktail Party

The New York Daily News reports that two first responders at the 9/11/01 World Trade Center terrorist attack were turned away from the memorial site to allow workers to prepare a black-tie cocktail party.

“You don’t have cocktail parties at a cemetery,” fumed Joe Kisonas, 54, a retired FDNY fire marshal from Rockland County.
Kisonas and two of his retired first-responder buddies were confused when a museum staffer denied them entry at 5 p.m. Tuesday, saying “they were closing to clean.”

“They lied to us,” said Joe Kisonas, of Rockland County. “Just tell us they are having a gathering.”

“They lied to us,” said Joe Kisonas, of Rockland County. “Just tell us they are having a gathering.”

First responders Matt Degennaro (left) and Joe Kisonas were turned away from the party.
Kisonas’ pal, Matt Degennaro, a retired NYPD officer, said they waited until the last day of the museum’s free preview for 9/11 family members and first

“I’m disgusted,” Kisonas said. “I have friends who worked down there.”

Bloomberg and Condé Nast honchos were among the 60 big shots nibbling on crab cakes and shrimp cocktail.

Word that the hush-hush party was held on the site containing the remains of 1,115 unidentified victims sent 9/11 family members into a rage.