Iowa Republican Steve King under pressure over white supremacy remarks

Iowa Republican Steve King under pressure over white supremacy remarks
 

The Iowa Republican congressman Steve King was under mounting pressure on Saturday, over remarks in which he asked how the term “white supremacy” came to be seen to be offensive.
The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) called for the immigration hardliner and Trump ally to be stripped of committee assignments.
In a piece about immigration published on Thursday, the New York Times quoted King as saying: “White nationalist, white supremacist, western civilization. How did that language become offensive?”
On Friday, King sought to explain himself on the floor of the House, saying: “One phrase in... read more

 
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