Christiane Amanpour apologizes for Kristallnacht-Trump comparison
November 27, 2020
(Israel Hayom via JNS) — Veteran CNN anchorwoman Christiane Amanpour apologized during her Monday show for having equated the events of Kristallnacht with U.S. President Donald Trump’s term in office.
Her comments caused a storm of controversy, including a demand from Israel to issue a retraction.
“I observed the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht, as I often do. It is the event that began the horrors of the Holocaust. I also noted President Trump’s attacks on history, facts, knowledge and truth,” Amanpour explained.
However, she said, “I should not have juxtaposed the two thou...