Steve King Loses Committee Assignments After White Supremacy Comments

Headline Roundup January 14th, 2019

House GOP leaders stripped Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) of his committee assignments after he remarked that he doesn't understand why the terms "white nationalist" and "white supremacist" are offensive.

Steve King Loses Committee Assignments After White Supremacy Comments

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Representative Steve King (R., Iowa) has made a habit of flirting with the noxious fringe in matters pertaining to culture, race, and immigration, but he inarguably crossed over the line — the border?

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From the Left
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The congressman from Iowa has drawn rebukes from Republicans for his statements about white supremacy and white nationalism, but he shares many of his views with the president.

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House GOP leaders moved Monday to remove Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) from all of his committee assignments following a firestorm over remarks considered racist.

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