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Jill Biden apologizes after comparing diversity of Latinos to breakfast tacos

Source: ABC News

First lady Jill Biden apologized Tuesday through her spokesperson after receiving public backlash for saying in a speech Monday that Latinos are "as unique as breakfast tacos."

Spokesperson Michael LaRosa tweeted a brief apology on Tuesday morning following an onslaught of criticism from conservatives and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

"The First Lady apologizes that her words conveyed anything but pure admiration and love for the Latino community," the tweet read.

Biden's invocation of breakfast tacos came at the UnidosUS annual conference, titled "Siempre Adelante: Our Quest for Equity," in San Antonio on Monday evening, while speaking to the nation's largest Latino civil rights and advocacy group.

Read more: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/jill-biden-apologizes-comparing-diversity-latinos-breakfast-tacos/story?id=86660633
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