The Conference of Jewish Affairs has called the use of the term “stormtroopers” by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., in reference to federal officers sent to Portland to quell violent protests in the city “offensive to Jews across the world.”
Pelosi recently called agents from the Department of Homeland Security “stormtroopers” and claimed they were kidnapping people on the streets.
The Conference of Jewish Affairs condemned the stormtrooper term as a “vile” insult toward federal officers helping to keep peace in the streets.
“Nancy Pelosi’s deliberate use of the term ‘stormtroopers’ to describe America’s homeland security officers quelling riots and protecting people in Portland is a vile accusation against our good officers and offensive to Jews across the world,” Rabbi Aryeh Spero said in a statement. “Speaker Pelosi must know that the stormtroopers were Hitler’s private regiment to round up innocent Jews and ship them off to concentration camps.”
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