Mr. Yang said Japanese Americans proved their loyalty and demonstrated our American-ness by serving in the military.
The service of Japanese Americans in World War II was out of a deep love for our country and its ideals.
Though Asian Americans are taking the brunt of the discrimination, immigrants have also been scapegoated, and anti-Semitic conspiracy theories abound about the spread of the coronavirus.
Mr. Yang was blaming the victim at a time when Asian Americans are at their most vulnerable position in decades.
Michael Atkinson, inspector general for the intelligence community, who was the conduit for the whistleblower complaint that led to Mr. Trump’s impeachment.