Donald Trump Confuses 9/11 With 7-Eleven at Buffalo Rally

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Trump has repeatedly invoked the Sept. 11 attacks while stumping on the campaign trail.

Donald Trump made headlines Tuesday morning for a slip of the tongue that happened at a rally Monday night in Buffalo, N.Y. — the GOP presidential candidate confused the Sept. 11 attacks with the convenience store 7-Eleven. 

"It's very close to my heart because I was down there, and I watched our police and our firemen down at 7-Eleven, down at the World Trade Center right after it came down, and I saw the greatest people I've ever seen in action," Trump told the crowd. 

Trump is being hammered for the mix-up even more than usual because it occurred on the eve of the New York primary. What's more, the billionaire businessman turned presidential candidate has repeatedly invoked the Sept. 11 attacks while talking about a secure nation on the campaign trail.  

Trump has been the frontrunner for the GOP presidential nomination since announcing his bid last summer. However, as of late, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has been gaining ground in the polls as he has continued to acquire delegates. 

The Trump campaign did not immediately return a request for comment.