Vice President Pence on Monday tore into Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) for likening detention facilities near the southern border to “concentration camps” as he spoke to a pro-Israel group in Washington, D.C.
“We must never allow the memory of those lost in the Holocaust to be cheapened as a cliché to advance some left-wing political narrative,” Pence said at the Christians United for Israel’s annual summit.
“Sadly, in recent weeks, that’s exactly what some Democrats have done in the national debate,” he continued. “Last month, a leading Democrat in Congress actually compared our U.S. Customs and Border Protection detection facilities to concentration camps.”
Ocasio-Cortez’s office declined to comment on the vice president’s speech.
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