Emhoff Draws Parallel Between Parents At School Board Meetings And The Holocaust

Vice President Kamala Harris, right, laughs as her husband Doug Emhoff, center, responds to a question from first lady Jill Biden as she speaks during an event to celebrate Pride Month in the East Room of the White House, Wednesday, June 15, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
  • Vice President Kamala Harris‘s husband, Doug Emhoff, drew parallels between divisions that have flared up at school board meetings with the hatred that led to the Holocaust.
  • Emhoff, who has made combating antisemitism a top subject, made the remarks while recounting his recent trip to Eastern Europe during a discussion with Symone Sanders, a former aide to the vice president.
  • “I met one woman who was saved in the Holocaust in Germany, settled in Ukraine, and is now a refugee again back in Berlin,” Emhoff recounted. “Hate is interconnected. You see it in the discourse in the country right now. You see it in the divide that we have. Just going to school meetings, you see that hate that is out there.”

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