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White House / Spicer on Hitler & Holocaust #1109354

CNN Evening News for Tuesday, Apr 11, 2017
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) What White House press secretary Sean Spicer said about Adolf Hitler during his remarks on Syria introduced. [In response to ABC question, SPICER - explains trying to make a point about Syrian President Bashir al-Assad & made an unfortunate reference to the Hitler & the Holocaust.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; White House: Jeff Zeleny) The background to Spicer's remarks about Hitler & the Holocaust discussed. [With Wolf Blitzer, SPICER - explains the point he was trying to make about Assad & made a mistake; apologizes for his "blunder."] Spicer's clarifications & how he was told by White House officials to clean this up during Passover discussed.

Reporter(s):
Cooper, Anderson;
Zeleny, Jeff
Duration:
00:06:10

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