Twitter jeered at right-wing pundit Candace Owens after her appearance at the House of Representatives' white nationalism hearing went sideways when one Democrat played a clip of her saying Adolf Hitler wanted to "make Germany great."
In the clip, played by Rep. Ted Lieu (D-CA), Owens is heard saying that it would have been "fine" if the Nazi leader had "just wanted to make Germany great" — and that it went sour because he "had dreams outside of Germany."
"The problem is that he wanted — he had dreams outside of Germany," the pundit said. "He wanted to globalize. He wanted everybody to be German, everybody to be speaking German. Everybody to look a different way.”
Owens is seen fuming while Lieu played the audio during the televised House Judiciary Committee hearing — an image many users were quick to pick up on.
if you couldn’t catch candace owens’ face when her hitler comments were played back to her at congress, here you go https://t.co/wMU41RYCJH— bryson (@bryson)1554828602.0
NBC News reporter Ben Collins, a specialist in far-right organizing online, noted that Owens' testimony was "wildly disingenuous" and "a Stephen Miller special."
Hard to express how wildly disingenuous Candace Owens' testimony is. It is a Stephen Miller Special.— Ben Collins (@Ben Collins)1554822314.0
Check out more responses below:
Watching @tedlieu play the time Candace Owens said everything would have been fine if Hitler had just wanted to mak… https://t.co/yMnT4VJjJq— Windthin ~ Rebel Scum & Snark Jedi🇵🇷🏳️🌈🌊❄️ (@Windthin ~ Rebel Scum & Snark Jedi🇵🇷🏳️🌈🌊❄️)1554837318.0
@DonaldJTrumpJr @RealCandaceO so you also agree that Hitler was actually not that bad, yes?— Rob (@Rob)1554836221.0
for everyone trying to gaslight me into believing owens did not defend hitler: https://t.co/GgGSXJ1hEn— Siraj Hashmi (@Siraj Hashmi)1554835409.0
That time Candace Owens thought it was cool to say "Hitler was OK until he tried to kill Jews outside of Germany" i… https://t.co/deDimRBUEh— BrooklynDad_Defiant! (@BrooklynDad_Defiant!)1554831936.0
This is one of the most satisfying things I’ve ever seen a Congressman do. @TedLieu played a recording of Candace O… https://t.co/Qa1vAVZXr2— Hilary Agro 🍄 (@Hilary Agro 🍄)1554834771.0
God Bless @tedlieu. He's playing Candace Owens' own words, defending Hitler, for the record.— Melissa Ryan (@Melissa Ryan)1554828428.0
"so many Jewish organizations and individuals" = dave rubin https://t.co/PKEqW3wBtm— Matt Binder (@Matt Binder)1554839389.0
As Candace Owens testifies in front of Congress, I'll repost this thread in which I showed her "Blexit" site was fi… https://t.co/n3trIhOMwc— Kevin M. Kruse (@Kevin M. Kruse)1554822930.0