Zinke responds 'Oh, konnichiwa' in Japanese internment camp discussion

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke tried to be cute and speak Japanese, but Rep Hanabusa neatly shut him right down.

When Representative Colleen Hanabusa asked Ryan Zinke, Interior Secretary, if he was “committed to continue the grant…

For some reason, Zinke responded with “Oh, konnichiwa.” Not only was it a highly inappropriate comment considering the discussion was about whether the grant program would continue to provide the funds to preserve the confinement sites where 120,000 people of Japanese descent were held captive by the U.S. government, but it was also an incorrect greeting.

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