The White House Press Secretary just denied the Holocaust in front of the world’s media [VIDEO]

Sean Spicer press conference
Support us and go ad-free

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has told a press conference that Hitler never used chemical weapons against his own people. When challenged, he argued the Nazi dictator didn’t use gas in the “same way” as President Assad of Syria – and only in the “Holocaust Center”.

The comments of the White House Press Secretary

Addressing the White House press corps, Spicer attempted to claim Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is worse than Hitler. He claimed that even the leader of the Third Reich never used chemical weapons on his own people. He told reporters:

You know you had a… someone as despicable as Hitler who didn’t even sink to… to using chemical weapons.

When challenged, he continued:

I think when you come to sarin gas, there was no – he was not using the gas on his own people the same way that Assad is doing.

I mean there was clearly… I understand your point. I, thank you. I appreciate that. There was not… in the… he brought them into the, to… to the Holocaust Center. I understand that. What I’m saying in the way that Assad used them where he went into towns, dropped them down to innocents in the middle of towns, it was brought. So the use of it, I appreciate the clarification , that was not the intent.

Read on...

Support us and go ad-free

The extraordinary statements have been broadcast across the world since, with the Anne Frank Centre calling for Spicer’s removal.

It is the second time in as many days that Sean Spicer has become the news rather than shaped it. He had earlier claimed that the goal of US airstrikes in Syria was to “destabilise” the country.

There may have been worse press secretaries than the current incumbent. But frankly, we can’t think of any right now.

Featured image via screengrab

Support us and go ad-free

We need your help to keep speaking the truth

Every story that you have come to us with; each injustice you have asked us to investigate; every campaign we have fought; each of your unheard voices we amplified; we do this for you. We are making a difference on your behalf.

Our fight is your fight. You’ve supported our collective struggle every time you gave us a like; and every time you shared our work across social media. Now we need you to support us with a monthly donation.

We have published nearly 2,000 articles and over 50 films in 2021. And we want to do this and more in 2022 but we don’t have enough money to go on at this pace. So, if you value our work and want us to continue then please join us and be part of The Canary family.

In return, you get:

* Advert free reading experience
* Quarterly group video call with the Editor-in-Chief
* Behind the scenes monthly e-newsletter
* 20% discount in our shop

Almost all of our spending goes to the people who make The Canary’s content. So your contribution directly supports our writers and enables us to continue to do what we do: speaking truth, powered by you. We have weathered many attempts to shut us down and silence our vital opposition to an increasingly fascist government and right-wing mainstream media.

With your help we can continue:

* Holding political and state power to account
* Advocating for the people the system marginalises
* Being a media outlet that upholds the highest standards
* Campaigning on the issues others won’t
* Putting your lives central to everything we do

We are a drop of truth in an ocean of deceit. But we can’t do this without your support. So please, can you help us continue the fight?

The Canary Support us

Comments are closed