In a New York Times article on King's penchant for spouting demonizing rhetoric about immigrants, King himself told the newspaper that he doesn't understand when "that language" became "offensive".
It's not the first time some Republicans have denounced King, nor the first time King has said his intent is to defend "Western civilization". Mr. King said. "Why did I sit in classes teaching me about the merits of our history and our civilization?"...
We reached out to Congressman King's office today to clarify the statement.
Republican Representative Liz Cheney, of Wyoming-the third-ranking GOP House member-said on Thursday that comments on white supremacy from Republican Representative Steve King, of Iowa, were "abhorrent and racist".
"What I was really talking about was the continuation of applying labels onto people as freely as they are", King said in the NBC interview Thursday night.
King, who has been widely criticized in the past for his support of far-right parties and politicians, pushed backed against the Times' suggestion "that I am an advocate for white nationalism and white supremacy".
"Once again, I reject those labels and the ideology that they define", he said.
It's true that like the Founding Fathers I am an advocate for Western Civilization's values, and that I profoundly believe that America is the greatest tangible expression of these ideals the World has ever seen. He added that he thought it "was important that (King) rejected that kind of evil" when the Iowa Republican put out a statement later on Twitter.
Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, called for the House to formally censure King "for his racists remarks".
Ahead of the 2018 midterms, then National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Steve Shivers condemned King's comments as "completely inappropriate", and the campaign arm pulled its support.
Republican State Senator Randy Feenstra of Hull announced he will run for congress in the fourth congressional district.
Had the team relied on the SDKs of headset makers, the implementation would have added hundreds of megabytes of code to the app. First up is a major update to VLC's Android app in about a month, which will introduce support for AirPlay.
Velvet Buzzsaw will premier at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival followed by a worldwide Netflix release on February 1, 2019. In Velvet Buzzsaw , he seems to be channelling a side of himself we've never seen before.
The film collected Rs 3.5 crore on the day of its release, taking its collection so far to around Rs 7 crore. Uri: The Surgical Strike is based on the surgical strikes which were carried out by the Indian army in 2016.
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At least 22 people, including two security personnel, have been killed during the protests and hundreds wounded, officials say. Since then, tensions have escalated into nationwide rallies, with protesters calling for President Omar al-Bashir to resign.
Scottish Labour deputy leader Lesley Laird said the Mrs May had lost control at Westminster, as well as within her own party. Furthermore, unlike a No Confidence vote in the government, it will not automatically be allocated time in Parliament.
At this time, it appears AT&T , Sprint and T-Mobile are all selling location information about their customers to aggregators. 'We have terminated all other such arrangements, ' the company said in a statement.
Palestinians and Israelis often share roads in the West Bank, although some are reserved exclusively for Israelis. In addition to the soldiers, the IDF said an Israeli civilian also fired at the assailant.
West Ham vs Arsenal, Premier League
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Inventory, processor supply issues hit PC shipments
Lastly, Apple retained the same fourth position with year-on-year growth of -3.8 percent, and Acer obtained the fifth position. Apple shipments declined 3.8 percent to 4.920, though its market share went slightly higher to 7.2 percent form 7.1 percent.
Monster Hunter World Meets The Witcher in February
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Windows 10 will deprive users 7 GB of disk space
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Flu season poised to be milder than last year's
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Is Amazon developing a game streaming service?
Sony was definitely ahead of the curve but the service offers older games that invariably have performance issues. The project is also said to be far from finished and isn't expected to launch until 2020 at the earliest.
Costco is selling a 26-pound bucket of mac and cheese
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US Moves in Syria Irk Russia, Turkey
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Trump says he has nothing to hide about meetings with Putin
No evidence has publicly emerged that Trump was secretly in contact with or took direction from Russian officials, the Times said. Trump's ex-national security advisor, Michael Flynn, has pleaded guilty to lying to investigators about his Moscow ties.