Rep. Steve King under fire for white supremacy remark

Rep. Steve King R-Iowa attends a rally with Angel Families on the East Front of the Capitol to highlight crimes committed by undocumented immigrants in the U.S

Steve King (R-Iowa), fresh off the news that he'll face a Republican primary challenger next year, wondered aloud why being a white supremacist is such a bad thing.

Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, is once again in hot water with his own party for what are widely being condemned as racist remarks he made during an interview with the New York Times.

"White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization - how did that language become offensive?" the Iowa Republican told the Times. 'Why did I sit in classes teaching me about the merits of our history and our civilization?'

A conservative congresswoman and daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney slammed Rep. "I reject white nationalism, I reject white supremacy, it's not part of any of any of my ideology and I reject anybody who carries that ideology".

"I condemn anyone that supports this evil and bigoted ideology which saw in its ultimate expression the systematic murder of 6 million innocent Jewish lives", he wrote. America's values are expressed in our founding documents, they are attainable by everyone and we take pride that people of all races, religions, and creeds from around the globe aspire to achieve them. "I think it was important that he rejected that kind of evil because that's what it is, it's evil ideology".

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"The U.S. House of Representatives must censure Rep. Steve King for his racists remarks".

Michigan Republican Justin Amash retweeted a tweet with King's comments, adding: 'This is an embrace of racism, and it has no place in Congress or anywhere'.

Following the report's publishing, King argued in statement posted on his Twitter account that he is "simply a Nationalist".

Republican State Senator Randy Feenstra of Hull announced he will run for congress in the fourth congressional district.

During the November 2018 general election, King narrowly defeated Democrat J.D. Scholten, of Sioux City, by a margin of 50.34 percent to 47.01 percent. The candidate, Faith Goldy, has promoted books espousing anti-Semitic ideas and defending the white supremacist "14 words" slogan, according to the Toronto Star.

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