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GOP Rep. Steve King Barred From Air Force One Flight To His Home State, Other Iowa Reps Flew With Trump

CNN reports: Rep. Steve King, the Iowa Republican who was stripped of his congressional committee assignments earlier this year, was not allowed to fly aboard Air Force One on Tuesday as President Donald Trump traveled to Iowa, two GOP officials say. King, who represents the state’s 4th District in Western Iowa, asked the White House to join the President’s entourage, …

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Rep. Steve King Compares His Suffering To Jesus Christ

The Hill reports: Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on Tuesday said that the censure he faced earlier this year for controversial statements regarding white nationalism gave him a better understanding to the suffering of Jesus Christ. During a town hall in Cherokee, Iowa, King appeared to compare his experience of being formally rebuked in the House to the trial and persecution …

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GOP Rep. Steve King Posts Violent Civil War Meme

Mediaite reports: Joining in on the internet asshattery of the past week, Rep. Steve King‘s verified Facebook account posted a violent meme fantasizing about red states bashing blue states and boasting about how many bullets “one side” has. The meme was posted just days after the New Zealand massacre that took 50 lives. The bathroom snark was, no doubt, a …

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Leaked Chat Logs Show White Supremacist Hate Group Conspiring To Keep Racist GOP Rep. Steve King In Office

The Huffington Post reports: Newly leaked chat logs linked to a prominent hate group reveal that white nationalists have actively worked to keep Rep. Steve King and his racist ideology in office — by donating to his campaign, calling members of Congress to show their support when King stumbles or by attempting to reach the congressman directly. On Wednesday, an …

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GOP Rep. Steve King To Run For Reelection In 2020

The Des Moines Register reports: A defiant Rep. Steve King confirmed Thursday that he will run for a 10th term as an Iowa congressman, despite controversies over his history of caustic remarks, including about race and immigration. The Kiron Republican has been criticized by national and state leaders of his own party, has been stripped of committee assignments in Congress …

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Zircon Or Burlap To Be Rep. Steve King’s SOTU Guest

Republican House Rep. Steve King today conclusively demonstrated that he’s not a racist by announcing that either Diamond or Silk (we still don’t know which is which) will be his guest in the gallery at tonight’s state of the union address. Last month the GOP House leadership stripped King of all his committee assignments after a New York Times interview …

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Pariah Caucus: Stripped Of Committee Posts, Three GOP House Reps Wander Halls With Nothing To Do

Politico reports: They’re the outcasts of Capitol Hill, personae non gratae even in their own party. Duncan Hunter, Chris Collins and Steve King have been excommunicated from the House GOP conference in the most public way possible: stripped of their committee assignments and forced to watch the legislating from the sidelines. Now, while the rest of their colleagues work on …

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Hate Groups Demand GOP Apologize To Steve King

From a letter signed by multiple hate group leaders: Dear Leader McCarthy, We are appalled that Republican leadership would choose to believe a liberal news organization famous for their bias over an outstanding member of Congress who has served the people of Iowa and the United States honorably and faithfully for 16 years. If Congressman Steve King believed and stood …

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GOP Rep. Steve King Fundraises Off Racism Backlash

The Des Moines Register reports: While Republicans and Democrats are condemning or calling for Rep. Steve King’s resignation after his comments on white nationalism and white supremacy, the congressman is using the backlash to raise money for his campaign. “The unhinged left has teamed up with Republican ‘NeverTrumpers’ and is pulling out all the stops to destroy me,” King wrote …

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Iowa Newspapers: GOP Rep. Steve King Should Resign

From the editorial board of the Des Moines Register: Congressman Steve King should resign. He has lost even the potential to effectively represent his Iowa constituents because of his abhorrent comments about white nationalism and white supremacy. The move by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to strip King of his committee assignments leaves Iowa without a seat on the vital …

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GOP Rep. Liz Cheney Calls On Steve King To Resign

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Liz Cheney (Wyo.), the third-ranking House Republican, called Tuesday for Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) to “find another line of work,” as Democrats remained divided over how harshly to punish the longtime lawmaker for openly questioning whether the term “white supremacist” is offensive. Cheney’s comments came at a news conference held by House Republican leaders a …

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Steve King Rages About His Freedom Of Speech After GOP House Leaders Boot Him From All Committees

NBC News reports: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., told reporters Monday that the GOP had voted unanimously to remove Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, from all committees amid the rising uproar over his recent comments about white nationalism. “We will not be seating Steve King on any committees in the 116th Congress. It was a unanimous decision…” McCarthy told reporters. …

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Sen. Mitt Romney Calls On Rep. Steve King To Resign

Mediaite reports: Sen. Mitt Romney called on Rep. Steve King to resign Monday, after the Iowa congressman asked why the term “white supremacist” was considered offensive in an interview. Romney, the newly-elected Utah senator, spoke to CNN’s Manu Raju about King, who has been condemned by Republican party leadership. “I think he ought to step aside and I think Congress …

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McConnell Blasts Steve King: There’s No Place In The Republican Party For White Supremacy (LOLOLOLOL)

Fox News reports: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., slammed Republican Iowa Rep. Steve King on Monday over recent remarks King made about the terms “white nationalist” and “white supremacist,” arguing that if the representative “doesn’t understand why ‘white supremacy’ is offensive, he should find another line of work.” “There is no place in the Republican Party, the Congress or …

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House Democrats Move To Censure Rep. Steve King

The Week reports: On Monday, Rep. Bobby Rush (D-Ill.) said he will introduce a resolution to censure King for his “rabid, racist remarks,” saying that he “has become too comfortable with proudly insulting, disrespecting, and denigrating people of color” and that “as with any animal that is rabid, Steve King should be set aside and isolated.” Rep. Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) …

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Rep. Steve King Tries To Save His Racist Ass [VIDEO]

Mediaite reports: Rep. Steve King (R-IA) gave a speech before Congress on Friday in an effort to defend himself from the outrage over remarks about white supremacy. King’s fellow conservatives have blasted him for his comments published by The New York Times in which he questioned how and why terms like “white nationalist” and “white supremacist” became offensive. When he …

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GOP Rep. Steve King Says He Rejects White Supremacy

Earlier today the New York Times published a lengthy interview with GOP Rep. Steve King in which he lamented that “white supremacist” and “white nationalist” have become offensive terms. Hours later and after many denouncements from fellow Republicans, King is trying to cover his ass. Here’s his full statement: Today, the New York Times is suggesting that I am an …

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Steve King: “White Supremacist” Isn’t Offensive To Me

The Hill reports: Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) is questioning how terms such as “white nationalist” and “white supremacist” became offensive in the U.S. “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” King asked in an interview with The New York Times published on Thursday. “Why did I sit in classes teaching me about the merits …

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IOWA: White Nationalist Steve King Wins Reelection

Sioux City’s ABC affiliate reports: Rep. Steve King was reelected to a ninth term in Iowa’s fourth U.S. congressional district on Tuesday, overcoming Democrat J.D. Scholten’s challenge and some criticism from within his own party. King, 69, of Kiron, was first elected to congress in 2002. He had only faced one serious challenge for his seat prior to this year, …

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Steve King Bans Home State’s Largest Newspaper From Covering Election Event For Being “Leftist Propaganda”

The Des Moines Register reports: U.S. Rep. Steve King has barred the Des Moines Register from his election night event in Sioux City. The Register made a routine request Monday for credentials to cover the northwest Iowa Republican’s event Tuesday evening. Jeff King, who is Steve King’s son and a paid staffer of his campaign, responded Tuesday morning with a …

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