Tag Archives: Steve King

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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Steve King: Sotomayor And Kagan Will Elope To Cuba

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) said Monday that he hopes Supreme Court Justices Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor “will elope to Cuba,” hours before he is set to appear with Iowa’s governor in an election-eve rally. At an appearance in Hampton, Iowa, King was discussing the Supreme Court and said that he was optimistic that “we’ll have …

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Author Stephen King: Vote Out GOP Rep. Steve King, I’m Tired Of Being Confused With This Racist Dumbbell

The Des Moines Register reports: Stephen King is making a personal appeal to Iowans: Vote Steve King out so people won’t confuse the two of them anymore. The best-selling author tweeted Sunday morning about his exhaustion at being confused with Iowa’s controversial 4th District Republican congressman. A Des Moines Register/Mediacom Iowa Poll of the district shows that on a generic …

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Anti-Defamation League Calls On Paul Ryan To Censure Steve King For “Anti-Semitic And Offensive” Actions

Axios reports: The national director and CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, Jonathan Greenblatt, urged House Speaker Paul Ryan in a letter on Tuesday to take action against Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) by stripping him of his subcommittee chairmanship and initiating censure proceedings for King’s “anti-Semitic and offensive” actions. Reuters reports: Agricultural dairy cooperative Land O’Lakes pulled its support on Tuesday …

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IOWA: New Poll Shows Nazi Fan Steve King Only +1

Splinter reports: Iowa Representative Steve King, last seen blundering into the truth that his version of the Republican Party looks a whole lot like neo-Nazis, may also now have to worry about his chances of reelection in November. According to a new poll by Change Research, King’s challenger J.D. Scholten is only one point away from King in Iowa’s Fourth …

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Steve King: Nazis In Austria Would Be Republicans Here

The Washington Post reports: In an interview after Saturday’s shooting in Pittsburgh, King said he was not anti-Semitic, touting his strong support for Israel and insisting there’s “a special place in hell” for anyone who perpetrates religious or race-based violence. He said the groups he’s associated with that are criticized as having neo-Nazi views were more accurately “far right” groups. …

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GOP Rep. Steve King Goes Full White Supremacist In Interview With Austrian Neo-Fascist Propaganda Site

The Huffington Post reports: Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) visited Austria in August and gave an extensive interview to a far-right publication there in which he spelled out, in clearer and more shocking terms than he ever has before, his white nationalist worldview. The eight-term congressman, up for re-election next month, talked to Caroline Sommerfeld of the Austrian far-right propaganda site …

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GOP Rep. Steve King Endorses Open White Supremacist

The Des Moines Register reports: U.S. Rep. Steve King, an Iowa Republican who has a history of controversial remarks, is praising a Canadian political candidate who is far-right and a white nationalist. King tweeted Tuesday night in support of Faith Goldy, a candidate for Toronto mayor, describing her as an excellent candidate who is “pro Rule of Law, pro Make …

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IOWA: Top Newspaper Blasts “Xenophobic Neo-Nazi Retweeter” Steve King, Endorses His Dem Opponent

From the editorial board of the Des Moines Register: In becoming the party of Trump, the Republicans have forsaken traditional conservatism and given voters no rational alternative to the Democrats. The party needs to be voted out of power and spend a few years becoming again the party of Lincoln, not the party of Trump. Nothing short of a change …

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Rep. Steve King: Julian Castro And Joaquin Castro Are Learning Spanish To “Qualify As Retroactive Hispanics”

The Hill reports: Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) took to Twitter with a controversial claim about Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro (D) and his brother, former Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julián Castro. In a tweet on Thursday, King accused the two brothers, who are second generation Mexican Americans, of taking “Spanish lessons to qualify as retroactive Hispanics.” The GOP lawmaker’s …

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Steve King: Migrant Teens Are “Prime Gang Material”

Mediaite reports: The most shamelessly racist Republican in Congress is back on his bullshit. Rep. Steve King of Iowa — who, just recently, retweeted a neo-Nazi and cited a white supremacist publication on his congressional website — commented on a photo of seven Hispanic boys and claimed they are “prime MS-13 gang material.” Given King’s history of promoting white supremacy, …

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GOP Rep. Steve King Retweets Prominent British Nazi

The Hill reports: Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on Tuesday retweeted a prominent far-right British activist who has described himself as a Nazi sympathizer. “Europe is waking up… Will America… in time?” King wrote in a quote tweet of Mark Collett, the former chairman of the Young British National Party (BNP). Collett, a well-known far-right activist, has said in the past …

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GOP Rep. Steve King Attacks Emma Gonzalez

The New York Daily News reports: Controversial congressman Steve King responded to hundreds of thousands of people marching in the streets against gun violence by mocking the Parkland survivors still mourning the deaths of their classmates. The western Iowa Republican’s team spent its Sunday insulting those involved with March for Our Lives, including personal attacks on the teenagers who lived …

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GOP Rep. Steve King Goes Full White Supremacist In Anti-Diversity Tweet Quoting Hungarian Dictator

Talking Points Memo reports: Here’s a new entry in the annals of Steve King. The Iowa Republican congressman known for his racially insensitive rhetoric tweeted on Friday that “diversity is not our strength.” And, descending further into the catacombs of nativism, he took it further, quoting a statement from the Hungarian prime minister who was advocating for the dissolution of …

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Junior Goes On “Peasant” Hunt With Steve King

Mediaite reports: First-son Donald Trump Jr. went on a so-called “peasant hunt” with highly controversial alt-right politician Rep. Steve King of Iowa. While it seems the two actually went pheasant hunting and did not in-fact hunt down plebeians, the GOP congressman did accidentally tweet a photo of the two posing with firearms captioned: “Steve King’s annual Bud Day Peasant Hunt. …

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Breitbart Blasts “Amnesty Don” Over DACA Reports

Despite Trump’s denial this morning, Breitbart is furious: In a meeting with establishment politicians from the Problem Solvers Caucus and the Blue Dog Coalition, President Trump signaled a full-fledged cave on the issue of giving amnesty to nearly 800,000 illegal aliens currently protected by an Obama-created executive immigration program. Trump’s cave to DACA amnesty comes just a day after the …

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GOP Rep. Steve King Vows To Eviscerate Food Stamps Program To Pay For Trump’s Border Wall [VIDEO]

The Washington Examiner reports: Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, argued Wednesday that Congress should build President Trump’s border wall by taking money from Planned Parenthood and federal food stamps. On CNN, King said he supports the $1.6 billion in funding that the House is considering as a start for building the wall. But he said he’d add another $5 billion if …

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Douchebag GOP Rep. Steve King Literally Toasts Border Patrol Over Deportation Of A 23 Year-Old DREAMer

From the Des Moines CBS affiliate: A tweet posted by Rep. Steve King toasting border patrol for a deportation is causing a stir on the internet. The tweet in question says, “First non-valedictorian DREAMer deported. Border Patrol, this one’s for you,” and includes a photograph of a mug full of beer. The tweet refers to the deportation of 23-year-old Juan …

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Nazi Site Celebrates “Our Guy” GOP Rep. Steve King: He Is Basically An Open White Nationalist At This Point

From the Daily Stormer: Steve King is basically an open white nationalist at this point. Today, with a Geert Wilders meme, he tweeted: “Wilders understands that culture and demographics are our destiny. We can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies.” OUR civilization and SOMEBODY ELSE’S babies. Not really any nuance there. He is saying the country is white, it …

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