N.D. congressman: Spicer comments 'not without some validity'

N.D. congressman: Spicer comments 'not without some validity'

He said the 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.

GOP health bill amendment to revive Obamacare repeal effort
The notion of border adjustment has received a cold reception in the Senate, and Trump has given conflicting comments about it. California, Connecticut, Maryland and OR have May 1 deadlines for rate submissions, and NY plans to keep its May 15 deadline.

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.

Related News:

  • China criticizes North Korea, praises USA  on nuclear issue

    China criticizes North Korea, praises USA on nuclear issue

    Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday and once again stressed the unity of Japan and the United States. She said that she wanted Pyongyang to see that the USA was not an aggressor.
    Embattled anchor Bill O'Reilly's future at Fox News looks uncertain

    Embattled anchor Bill O'Reilly's future at Fox News looks uncertain

    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.
    Pakistan student killed over 'blasphemous' Facebook post

    Pakistan student killed over 'blasphemous' Facebook post

    CM Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak has marked the synopsis of a legal investigation into the murder Mashal Khan. According to a Dawn report , a total of 45 people have been detained in connection with the mob attack.
  • Nats' Scherzer too much for Braves

    Nats' Scherzer too much for Braves

    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.
    EPA chief delays methane rule at behest of oil and gas firms

    EPA chief delays methane rule at behest of oil and gas firms

    Pruitt was scheduled to to tour the complex where roughly 1,000 people were ordered evacuated because of lead contamination. Chanting crowds weaved through streets of East Chicago on Wednesday near a Superfund site .

    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.
  • 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".

    Venezuela teen dies after shot near protests

    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".
    Philip Morris: Up in Smoke?

    Philip Morris: Up in Smoke?

    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.
  • Poland hoping for 'development of relations' between EU, Turkey after referendum

    Poland hoping for 'development of relations' between EU, Turkey after referendum

    Turkey's main opposition party has filed a formal request seeking the referendum to be annulled because of voting irregularities. Turkey's society is badly divided, with at least half the population opposed to the slide into authoritarianism under Erdogan.

    Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro Launched in India: Price, Specifications and Release date

    Samsung was forced to recall it late a year ago after reports of the device overheating and exploding. Samsung has launched yet another "Pro" device in India, the Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro.

    State lawmaker: Canada doesn't grasp urgency of milk crisis

    Meanwhile, President Donald Trump addressed the urgency of the issue while speaking in Kenosha Tuesday. There's also "flat-line growth" in other dairy manufacturing sectors within NY , he added.


Most liked

Antarctica is melting more than scientists thought, and it's creating giant waterfalls
Images and photographs of the surface water were taken from military aircraft from the year 1947 and satellite imagery from 1973. He said it was "a stretch", though to say that surface rivers like that on the Nansen shelf would protect the ice.

New tests indicate sarin used in Syria attack
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.

Back to the ballot box: United Kingdom lawmakers approve June 8 election
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".

Killer of NFL's Will Smith gets 25 years for manslaughter
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.

Bible verse written on Aaron Hernandez's forehead
Hernandez had been housed in a single cell in a general population unit at the maximum-security state prison in Shirley. When asked if he accepted the ruling, Baez said, "We'll accept the determination after an investigation is complete".

UN Security Council condemns North Korea missile test
A North Korean missile blew up nearly immediately on its test launch on Sunday, the US military said. Instead, it tested a missile Sunday, which was said to have failed .

Iran's FM reacts to Tillerson's criticism on nuclear deal
In his letter to Ryan, Tillerson said that "Iran remains a leading state sponsor of terror through many platforms and methods". On the one hand, Trump wants to show he's tougher than Obama was, but on the other hand, he's not ready to rip up the deal.

Albert the Gators' mascot shields a kid from a foul ball
Albert Gator is enjoying Internet fame, after protecting a young fan from a foul ball and instead taking the brunt of the bounce. The mascot uses his arms and body to protect the boy and the foul ball ends up bouncing off Albert Gator's foam-filled head.

'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.

Cardell Hayes sentenced in death of former Saints standout Will Smith
She also noted the enormous emotion surrounding this case, which lasted roughly one year from Hayes' original indictment. A gun was found in Smith's SUV — loaded but unfired. "He was special", Payton said, via the New Orleans Times-Picayune.

Georgia Democrat puts Donald Trump's popularity to the test in Congress vote
Late Tuesday night, President Donald Trump tweeted his congratulations to Georgia Republicans and celebrated a victory. Jackson also became part of his election campaign by recording a one-minute radio ad urging people to go out and vote.

APNewsBreak: Baby orca! Last killer whale born at SeaWorld
The orca's birth in San Antonio, Texas , follows a decision in 2016 by the Florida-based company to stop breeding killer whales . Spokeswoman Suzanne Pelisson Beasley said birth control and "social management" would prevent future orca breeding.

Manchester United partners with the new Facebook augmented reality developer platform
Facebook isn't the only corporation getting in on these new developments, but it's definitely the one investing the most into it. If you haven't noticed the little camera on the top left hand side of your Facebook app maybe it's time you checked out it.

Martial has to start doing what I like, warns Mourinho
We have Daley Blind, who has experience in the position, and I think it is time for Jones and Smalling to be courageous - to risk. For Anderlecht , Andy Najar is still recovering from an injury, whilst Lukasz Teodorczyk is fully fit after being injured.

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.