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Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, apologized one day after comparing Washington, D.C.’s COVID-19 mitigation policies to Nazi Germany.

“Bad things happen when governments dehumanize people,” Davidson wrote in a statement Thursday. “Sometimes, there is a next step — to systematically segregate them.”

Rep. Warren Davidson, R-Ohio, at a House Financial Services Committee hearing. (Al Drago-Pool/Getty Images)

“Unfortunately, any reference to how the Nazis actually did that prevents a focus on anything other than the Holocaust,” Davidson continued, implying that comparing vaccine mandates to Nazi tactics would be acceptable with more nuance. “I appreciate my Jewish friends who have explained their perspectives and feel horrible that I have offended

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