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U.S. congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene apologizes for comparing COVID-19 masks to Holocaust

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By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican U.S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene publicly apologized on Monday for her remarks last month comparing COVID-19 mask requirements and vaccinations to the Nazi Holocaust that killed 6 million Jews. “I have made a mistake and it’s really bothered me for a couple weeks now,” Greene told a news conference. She added that “there’s nothing comparable” to the Holocaust and “I know the words I stated were hurtful and for that I am very sorry.” The news conference came amid calls from some Democrats to censure Greene for her Holocaust remarks. H…

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