Sen. Lindsey Graham slammed newly elected New York Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing Central American asylum seekers in the migrant caravan to Jews fleeing Nazi Germany during WWII.
Graham was responding to a tweet sent by Ocasio-Cortez, in which she compared previous refugee groups — including Jews during WWII — to the current migrants fleeing Central America.
“Asking to be considered a refugee & applying for status isn’t a crime,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote on Sunday. “It wasn’t for Jewish families fleeing Germany. It wasn’t for targeted families fleeing Rwanda. It wasn’t for communities fleeing war-torn Syria. And it isn’t for those fleeing violence in Central America.”
“I recommend she take a tour of the Holocaust Museum in DC,” Graham, a Republican from South Carolina, tweeted Monday. “Might help her better understand the differences between the Holocaust and the caravan in Tijuana.”
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