White House press secretary Sean Spicer apologizes for ‘insensitive’ Hitler reference
White House spokesman Sean Spicer apologized Tuesday for saying Adolf Hitler did not use chemical weapons. He has apologized or the comments that he made and got an immediate criticism on social media and elsewhere for overseeing the fact that millions of Jews have been killed in Nazi gas chambers.
Spicer made the statement at a daily news briefing, in a discussion that was made about April 4 chemical weapons attack in Syria that which killed about 87 people in the place. The attack that was made, Washington has blamed on the Syrian government and President Bashar al-Assad.
When Spicer asked about Russia’s alliance with the Syrian government he said “You had someone as despicable as Hitler who didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons.”
During World War Two Nazis murdered six million Jews. European concentration camps many Jews and many others were killed in the gas chambers.
When Spicer was asked by the reporter to clarify his comments, he said that when it comes to sarin gas, they were not using the gas on their own people as the way that Assad is doing.
As the Spicer apologised and said he should not have made that comparison.
Spicer told in an interview that it was a mistake and thought he shouldn’t have done that and he won’t do it again. As he adding “It was inappropriate and insensitive.”
Steven Goldstein, the executive director of the Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect said that Sean Spicer now lacks the honor to serve as a White House press secretary.
Spicer said in the statement that in no way was he is trying to lessen the awful nature of the Holocaust. He was trying to draw a difference of tactic of using airplanes to drop the chemical weapons on population. Any attack that made on innocent people is disgraceful and inexcusable.
Pelosi said in another statement said that Sean Spicer must be fired and the the President must immediately disown his spokesman’s statements.