Republican Rep Randy Weber's Twitter account on Monday night said even Hitler "thought it more important than Obama to get to Paris."
The tweet referred to the German leader's visit to the vanquished city after his troops invaded in World War II, and to Obama's failure to join dozens of world leaders at an anti-terror march through Paris on Sunday.
Democratic Rep Steve Israel denounced the tweet as "vile," saying Weber was "desecrating the victims of the Holocaust to make a political point."
Even Adolph Hitler thought it more important than Obama to get to Paris. (For all the wrong reasons.) Obama couldn't do it for right reasons; Randy Weber (@TXRandy14) January 13, 2015
In a tweet last year Weber called Obama a "Socialistic dictator."