Sean Spicer on Assad: ‘Hitler Didn’t Even Sink to the Level of Using Chemical Weapons’ – WATCH

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer is under fire for remarks he made at today’s press briefing comparing Syrian President Bashar al Assad to Adolf Hitler.

Said Spicer: “Hitler didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons.”

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Spicer later clarified his remarks in a statement:

“In no way was I trying to lessen the horrendous nature of the Holocaust. However, I was trying to draw a contrast of the tactic of using airplanes to drop chemical weapons on innocent people.”

Reaction to Spicer’s comments came quickly:

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