Congressional leaders push to remove gravestones with swastikas, praise for Hitler from veterans’ cemeteries

Michael Balaban, president and CEO of the Jewish Federation of Broward County listens to U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Weston, at a Jan. 7, 2020, discussion on the rise of anti-Semitism. Wasserman Schultz is using her role as chairwoman of the Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees the Veterans Administration to push for removal of headstones at VA cemeteries that have swastikas and words honoring Adolf Hitler.(Taimy Alvarez / South Florida Sun Sentinel)