The Democratic-controlled House on Tuesday passed a resolution expressing disapproval of recent comments made by Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, in which he asked why it was offensive to talk about white nationalism and white supremacy.
The rare reprimand of a House member, which was backed by all Republicans and every Democrat except one who favored a harsher punishment, came the day after King, who has a history of racist remarks about immigrants, was removed from all of his committee assignments. King, who has said he was misunderstood, voted in favor of the resolution, saying it “it’s true and it’s just.”
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