House Passes Resolution Rebuking Steve King, White Supremacy

Breitbart | 1/15/2019 | Staff
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The House passed a resolution on Tuesday which condemns Rep. Steve King (R-IA) and white supremacy after the Iowa congressman allegedly made racist comments to the New York Times, wondering how “white nationalism, white supremacy, and western civilization” became offensive. Rep. King disputes the Times’ report.

The House passed the resolution H. Res. 41, 424-1, which was sponsored by Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC). Rep. Bobby Rush (D-IL) voted against the resolution; reportedly Rush wants to censure King. King could still face a congressional censure, which could serve as an additional form of the humiliation for the Iowa congressman.

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King inflamed controversy last week when he allegedly questioned in an interview with the New York Times why the terms “white nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization” have become offensive.

On Monday, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced that the Republican Steering Committee stripped King of all of his committee assignments during the current congressional term.

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The House Republican leader said that King’s comments were “beneath the dignity of the Party of Lincoln and the United States of America.”

“Steve’s remarks are beneath the dignity of the Party of Lincoln and the United States of America. His...
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