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In the White House’s latest self-inflicted wound, Sean Spicer accidentally denied the Holocaust:

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Tuesday that not even Adolf Hitler used chemical weapons. The remark was striking given the German ruler’s infamous legacy of killing millions of Jews, many in gas chambers.

“I think a couple things. You look — we didn’t use chemical weapons in World War II,” Spicer began. “You had a — someone as despicable as Hitler, who didn’t even sink to using chemical weapons. So you have to, if you’re Russia, ask yourself, is this a country that you — and a regime that you want to align yourself with?”

It drew swift criticism: