Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a New York Democrat, took aim on Twitter at GOP Senator John Cornyn of Texas after he quoted Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini to make a point.
"If Donald Trump was president in 1938...what do you think he would be saying about Hitler and Mussolini? "Strong leaders, strong leaders. Very strong. He would love them."
Russia blames Western powers for their "betrayal" of Europe in signing the 1938 Munich Agreement that allowed the Nazis to take Czechoslovakia.
The popular German film has been optioned by an Italian production company.