Jill Biden

First woman Jill Biden apologized Tuesday after she said during a San Antonio discourse

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that the Latino people group was "as extraordinary as the morning meal tacos" in the city.

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Biden offered the remark Monday while tending to the yearly gathering of UnidosUS, a Latino social liberties bunch.

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"The First Lady apologizes that her words conveyed everything except unadulterated deference and love for the Latino people group," 

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"The variety of this local area — as unmistakable as the bodegas of the Bronx,

 Latino community

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The National Association of Hispanic Journalists said in a statement that Biden's remarks demonstrate a

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"lack of cultural knowledge and a lack of sensitivity to the diversity of Latinos in the region."

Jill Biden Apologizes

"We are not tacos," the statement said - The remark also drew criticism from Republicans

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"While the Democrat Party concerns itself with using unpopular terms and reducing Hispanics to stereotypes,