Skip to comments.NRCC Sends Message That It Won’t Support Rep. Steve King
Posted on 10/31/2018 4:14:29 AM PDT by SMGFan
Iowa Republican has come under renewed scrutiny for past remarks
The campaign arm of House Republicans will not be sending any last-minute support to controversial Rep. Steve King, who faces a competitive race in a deep-red Iowa district.
King has been the subject of renewed attention for racist remarks and social media posts backing white nationalists, following the shooting last week at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 people dead.
Ohio Rep. Steve Stivers, who chairs the National Republican Congressional Committee, tweeted Thursday that Kings recent comments, actions, and retweets are completely inappropriate. We must stand up against white supremacy and hate in all forms, and I strongly condemn this behavior.
(Excerpt) Read more at rollcall.com ...
An indication that the GOP seems convinced that they’re going to lose the House. If they’re already destined for a minority then what’s one more lost seat if it rids them of King and his politically incorrect views? If they thought they had a chance of holding on to the House then they’d be backing him to the hilt.
sounded familiar :)
been reading prediction GOP has 1 in 7 chance of losing Senate and 1 in 7 chance keeping house.
Anyone have any idea just what caused the uproar?
PRyno needs to retire;
This reminds of that Ian Fleming quote: “Once is happenstance. Twice is coincidence. The third time it’s enemy action.”
King's endorsement of Toronto mayoral candidate Faith Goldy, who the media has labeled a white nationalist.
Seriously—none of these articles about King are describing exactly what he said or tweeted that was so objectionable.
Did he post racist stuff like this?
Once you accept that there is only one big uniparty, GOPe “strategy” makes perfect sense and you realize that they have not been shooting themselves in the foot.
Sounds like he’s made some comments lately “defending the white race,” which of course is the lowest of the low.
He made a defense of western civilization and said that unrestricted immigration is damaging it because those who come in dont believe in the same ideologies and concepts of western civ and sometimes actively work against it.
This was seen as a dog whistle for racism and white nationalism (western civ is white and immigrants be black yknow)
Ryan and his band of Never Trimpets Nrcc then that should help him boost his campaign .
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