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Marjorie Taylor Greene tours Holocaust museum, apologizes for comments

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Marjorie Taylor Greene tours Holocaust museum, apologizes for comments

Supreme month, Greene in comparison a supermarket’s resolution in an effort to add a logo to the badges of vaccinated workers to the yellow stars that Jews possess been forced to attach on in Nazi-occupied Europe.

By RON KAMPEAS/JTA
 

JUNE 15, 2021 04: 18

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US REPRESENTATIVE Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) addresses a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington last week. (photo credit: SARAH SILBIGER/ REUTERS)

US REPRESENTATIVE Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) addresses a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington closing week.

(characterize credit: SARAH SILBIGER/ REUTERS)

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Marjorie Taylor Greene, the firebrand Georgia Republican congresswoman, toured the US Holocaust Memorial Museum and apologized for likening coronavirus protections to the Holocaust.

“I even possess made a mistake and it’s in point of truth bothered me for a few weeks now, and so I indubitably want to have it. The horrors of the Holocaust are something that some people don’t even relish occurred, and a few people drawl but there isn’t the kind of thing as a comparability to the Holocaust,” Greene talked about Monday out of doorways the Capitol, after polishing off a personal museum tour.

“And there are phrases that I even possess talked about remarks that I’ve made, that I do know are offensive, and for that I want to direct regret; antisemitism is magnificent hate, and I saw that at the moment time at the Holocaust Museum,” she added. “And I deem it’s something that we ought to all undergo in solutions and in no intention forget. So I magnificent wished to design again here at the moment time and scream that I’m in point of truth sorry for offending individuals with remarks in regards to the Holocaust, there’s no comparability. There in no intention ever shall be.”

Supreme month, Greene in comparison a supermarket’s resolution in an effort to add a logo to the badges of vaccinated workers to the yellow stars that Jews possess been forced to attach on in Nazi-occupied Europe.

“Vaccinated workers obtain a vaccination logo magnificent care for the Nazi’s [sic] forced Jewish people to attach on a gold principal particular person,” she talked about on Twitter at the time, attaching a news story. Jewish organizations as neatly as Democrats and Republicans alike rebuked her for the comment, but she doubled down.

A museum spokesman confirmed her talk about over with Monday.

“We welcomed her talk about over with as we attain all individuals of Congress,” Andrew Hollinger, the museum’s director of communications, suggested the Jewish Telegraphic Company. “It became a personal talk about over with, as all of them are.”

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