Poland’s top politician: Holocaust bill is ‘misunderstood’

  • Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki lays a wreath as he visits the Ulma Family Museum of Poles Who Saved Jews during WWII, in Markowa, Poland, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. Poland and Israel are locked in a bitter dispute over Poland’s new legislation that is to regulate Holocaust speech. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

WARSAW, Poland — The powerful leader of Poland’s ruling party said Saturday that the president should approve a divisive bill that criminalizes certain statements about the Holocaust.