"You had someone as despicable as Hitler who didn't even sink to using chemical weapons", Spicer said when asked about Russia's alliance with the Syrian government.
During the war, Hitler rounded up millions of Jews- including Germany's Jewish population- to commit the worst mass murder in recorded human history.
According to Stern, Spicer's stupidity shifted the conversation from Assad's atrocities against his own people to the question of how Spicer could "not know that Hitler marched his own people ... to concentration camps and turned on chemical gas".
"It was a mistake".
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McCarthy as Spicer began by telling a group of assembled children to sit down and shut up, "I'm sweating my Easter eggs off in this thing". "It was inappropriate and insensitive".
"On a professional level it's disappointing because I think I've let the President down", Spicer said Wednesday.
The Anti-Defamation League has offered to conduct a Holocaust education program for White House press secretary Sean Spicer and his colleagues.
"In no way was I trying to lessen the horrendous nature of the Holocaust".
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"If you basically put down a red line and say don't use chemical weapons, and it's been enforced in the Western community, around the world - global community for decades - don't use chemical weapons", Mr. Matthews said in 2013 on MSNBC's "Morning Joe". "Any attack on innocent people is reprehensible and inexcusable", Spicer said in the statement. "He brought him into the Holocaust center".
The video was retweeted more than a thousand times, with many Twitter users referencing Spicer's comments.
"I hope I showed that I understand that I did that and sought people's forgiveness because I screwed up".
Spicer also confirmed to CNN that after a political adviser to top Republican donor Sheldon Adelson contacted the White House about Spicer's comments, he spoke to someone in the casino billionaire's office.
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There is continuing outrage over the White House press secretary's Holocaust remarks.