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GOP Strips Rep. King of Committee Seats After He Praises White Supremacy

HeadlineJan 15, 2019

House Republican leaders have voted unanimously to block Iowa Congressmember Steve King from serving on any committees amid the outrage following his comments in a recent New York Times interview. King praised white supremacy, saying, “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization—how did that language become offensive?” Meanwhile, House Democrats are preparing their own actions, including resolutions to censure King over the comments.

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