— TODAY (@TODAYshow) April 12, 2017
Spicer continues to draw significant blowback over his remarks about how “even [Adolf Hitler] didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons” like Bashar al-Assad did last week in Syria. As Spicer talked about this on Wednesday, he said that while Assad has done bad things, it was a “mistake” to compare it to the atrocities that took place during World War II.
I’m well aware of what [Hitler] did. It was a distinction that didn’t need to get made, they’ve both done horrendous, heinous things to innocent people and to make any kind of comparison is really regrettable and a mistake. I’m absolutely sorry, especially during a week like this, to make a comparison that is inappropriate and inexcusable.
Spicer also responded to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, who said that Spicer ought to be fired over his comments.
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