N.D. congressman: Spicer comments 'not without some validity'
He saidthe comment, made Tuesday at the White House briefing, was personally and professionally disappointing, and he asked for "folks' forgiveness". Later on Tuesday, he apologized for his handling of the topic, which came on the Jewish holiday of Passover and as Christians prepare to celebrate Easter. To know when you screw up that you possibly offended a lot of people. I should have not tried to make a comparison.
It was Spicer's second apology in as many days, following an initial mea culpa Tuesday during an interview with CNN.
SENIOR Democratic politician Nancy Pelosi demanded that White House press secretary Sean Spicer be sacked yesterday over his historically inaccurate, offensive and garbled comments comparing Adolf Hitler with Bashar al-Assad. "You had someone as despicable as Hitler who didn't even sink to using chemical weapons".
At the time, Spicer defended that statement by saying it had been written in part by a Jewish staff member whose family members had survived the Holocaust.
Zeeland Congressman Bill Huizenga says he feels Spicer was not trying to use the comment lightly as an example, but trying to underscore the atrocities in Syria.
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But Washington has dominated its division rival over the last two-plus season, improving to 37-13 over their last 50 meetings. The Nationals snapped Atlanta's five-game winning streak and handed the Braves their first loss at new SunTrust Park.
On Wednesday, speaking at a forum at the Newseum, Spicer called the incident "my mistake" and "my bad".
Reporters at the daily briefing immediately realized Spicer's blunder. The attack in northern Syria left almost 90 people dead.
"I was obviously trying to make a point about the heinous acts that Assad made against his own people last week using chemical weapons and gas", he said in an effort to control the damage done by his remarks, which drew strong reactions from political leaders, the Jew community and human rights bodies.
A day later he defended his attacks against the media, telling reporters: "I think sometimes you can disagree with facts".
"The problem with Sean Spicer and this administration is, they don't have the DNA of compassion and they don't have the DNA of the knowledge of history and I come from a people who lost 6,000 people a day gassed in Auschwitz - any sixth-grader knows what Sean Spicer should know", he added.
Victims of the suspected chemical weapons attack lie on the ground, in Khan Sheikhoun, in the northern province of Idlib, Syria . A senior military official told the AP that the regime is believed to possess between one and three tons of chemical weapons.
The Foreign Secretary has previously said there will be "no impunity" for the people responsible for the chemical weapons attack. Mr Johnson also suggested that Britain could support the United States in the event of further missile strikes on Syria.
One widely shared US Weekly article cited "a family insider" as saying Melania Trump was considering staying in Trump Tower. In the footage, the U.S. president signs the red cap with a black marker before throwing it into a swarm of supporters.
She says an early election would provide "certainty and stability" in the negotiations, which will now start after the vote. The prime minister urged voters to give her "the mandate to speak for Britain and to deliver for Britain".
As we previously reported, the New Orleans Saints star was shot and killed by Hayes after a road rage incident on April 9, 2016. His family and friends were in the courtroom as well Wednesday and some may be called to the stand Thursday to show support.
Of the 34 players who were present, only six had played with Hernandez and none of them spoke with reporters after the ceremony. College and professional sports teams routinely visit the White House after winning a championship.
The Ontario government has announced what it calls a comprehensive housing package aimed at cooling a red-hot real estate market. In Toronto, the average price of detached properties hit $1.56 million, an increase of 32.8 per cent from March 2016.
YHB Investment Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of Philip Morris International by 0.4% in the third quarter. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 787,671 shares in the company, valued at $80,854,428.15.
Polls suggest that the 58-year-old Barghouti is the most popular choice among Palestinians to succeed the 82-year-old Abbas. Israeli Prison Service (IPS) spokesman Assaf Librati warned that the hunger strikers would face punishment.
O'Reilly said in an April 1 statement that he had been unfairly targeted because of his public prominence. Before and after the accusations, O'Reilly remained one of the most popular commentators on cable news.
Unidad Venezuela, a coalition of opposition parties, also organized marches in each of the country's 24 states. Treasury secretary. "We're watching it closely and working with others.to communicate those concerns".
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The New England Patriots star made a guest appearance during the daily White House press briefing to offer Sean Spicer a hand. The quarterback is reportedly spending the day with his mother, who is in Boston and has been dealing with an illness.
WPD moving to new uniforms
What uniforms are available nationwide? The Wichita Police Department will be providing officers with new blue uniforms. The department made the announcement Thursday morning via social media. "We started out with a blank slate".
'John 3:16' written on Aaron Hernandez's forehead, source says
Many questions remain after the former New England Patriots tight end was found dead in his prison cell by a corrections officer. Hernandez had reportedly gotten a new tattoo that referenced the Blood street gang after the fight, prison officials said.
IPL 2017: Umesh Yadav likely to return for KKR vs KXIP
Umesh was the pick of the quick bowlers in the recently concluded India-Australia series, scalping 17 wickets in eight innings. But the circumstances now have clearly changed and Kallis' news has definitely raised the hopes of the fans.
Aaron Hernandez's brain to be released to CTE researchers
Hernandez was then transported to UMass Memorial HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster where he was pronounced dead at 4:07 a.m. When asked if he accepted the ruling, Baez said, "We'll accept the determination after an investigation is complete".
Florida voters may get a say over casino gambling
For almost 200 years, Florida has had one of the strictest voting regulations in the country when it comes to released felons. Rick Scott took office in 2011, he largely reversed the policy to restore felon voting rights instituted under former Gov.
United States rental rises at slowest in five years
Even in hot West Coast markets, where rental growth is notoriously strong, rent appreciation is starting to slow. Mortgage rates are down from their December highs, but still well above where they were before the election.