Sean Spicer Apologizes for Hitler Comments: 'I've Let the President Down'
During a briefing with the White House press corps, he said, “We didn’t even use chemical weapons in World War II. You had a — you know someone as despicable as Hitler who didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons.
Today, he apologized.
“I made a mistake. There’s no other way to say it,” the Press Secretary told Greta Van Susteren. “I got into a topic that I shouldn’t have and I screwed up.”
“Your job as spokesperson is to help amplify the president’s actions and accomplishments. When you’re distracting from that accomplishment and your job is to do the exact opposite, on a professional level it’s disappointing because I think I’ve let the president down.”