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Nov
05
2018

Statement to Steve King: White Nationalism is Not a Christian Value

As Christians and allies of our Jewish and Black communities, we have spent the past week in mourning, grieving the deaths of 11 members of the Tree of Life Synagogue and 2 Black Americans in Kentucky. Their killers were motivated by the violent ideology of white nationalism. We have spent the week at vigils and … Continue reading Statement to Steve King: White Nationalism is Not a Christian Value

Nov
03
2018

The Hill – Steve King: Members of Nazi-linked party in Austria ‘would be Republicans’ if they were in US

GOP Rep. Steve King (Iowa) on Saturday defended his association with a Nazi-linked group in Austria, telling The Washington Post that the group is “far right.” He made the comments about Austria’s Freedom Party, a group founded by a former Nazi SS officer and whose current leader was active in neo-Nazi circles, according to the … Continue reading The Hill – Steve King: Members of Nazi-linked party in Austria ‘would be Republicans’ if they were in US

Nov
01
2018

Vox – Iowa voters might have finally had it with Steve King’s Nazi pandering

Longtime Republican Rep. Steve King, who recently retweeted a Nazi and routinely makes white supremacist comments with aplomb, is suddenly looking like his reelection bid could be in trouble. Just a week from Election Day, three big corporations, Intel, pet food company Purina and dairy company Land O’Lakes, announced they are pulling financial support from … Continue reading Vox – Iowa voters might have finally had it with Steve King’s Nazi pandering

Oct
31
2018

Storm Lake Times – Enough is enough

Steve King inhabits the netherworld of the “alt-right,” makes racist remarks about brown people, Tweets support for a white supremacist in Toronto, and meets with a leader of Austria’s nationalist movement. Voters of the Fourth District are obliged to stand up and vote him out. It is high time for us to quit pleading ignorance … Continue reading Storm Lake Times – Enough is enough

Oct
30
2018

Bloomberg – Land O’Lakes, Purina Pull Support for Iowa Congressman Steve King Over Racial Remarks

Dairy giant Land O’Lakes announced on Tuesday that it will no longer make financial contributions to Representative Steve King of Iowa after a gun-fueled massacre at a Pittsburgh synagogue brought new attention to the Republican’s incendiary comments about race and association with white nationalism. Purina PetCare made a similar announcement Tuesday afternoon. The murder of … Continue reading Bloomberg – Land O’Lakes, Purina Pull Support for Iowa Congressman Steve King Over Racial Remarks

Oct
30
2018

New York Magazine – Steve King May Actually Pay a Price For Being a Blatant Racist

Iowa congressman Steve King keeps a miniature version of the Confederate Battle Flag on his desk (ostensibly, to honor the proud heritage of the treasonous slave-ocracy that Iowa once fought a war against). In recent years, King has challenged liberals to name a single “subgroup of people,” at any time in human history, that “contribute[d] … Continue reading New York Magazine – Steve King May Actually Pay a Price For Being a Blatant Racist

Oct
30
2018

Roll Call – NRCC Sends Message That It Won’t Support Rep. Steve King

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 … Continue reading Roll Call – NRCC Sends Message That It Won’t Support Rep. Steve King

Oct
25
2018

The Washington Post – Rep. King met with far-right Austrians on trip funded by Holocaust memorial group

Rep. Steve King met with members of a far-right Austrian party with historical Nazi ties during a European trip financed by a Holocaust memorial group. In an interview with a website associated with the party, King (R-Iowa) declared that “Western civilization is on the decline,” spoke of the replacement of white Europeans by immigrants and … Continue reading The Washington Post – Rep. King met with far-right Austrians on trip funded by Holocaust memorial group

Sep
12
2018

Huffington Post – Republican Rep. Steve King Retweets A Known White Supremacist On Twitter… Again

For the second time in three months, Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) has promoted the views of a prominent white nationalist on Twitter. In a tweet posted early Wednesday afternoon, King quote-tweeted Lana Lokteff, a host for the white nationalist media outfit Red Ice, which the Southern Poverty Law Center has designated a hate group. In … Continue reading Huffington Post – Republican Rep. Steve King Retweets A Known White Supremacist On Twitter… Again

Aug
28
2018

ThinkProgress – Why is Steve King so fascinated with Austria?

On August 21, authorities in Iowa charged 24-year-old Cristhian Rivera with the murder of Mollie Tibbetts, a 20-year-old student from the University of Iowa who had been missing for over a month. Federal officials say that Rivera, who is originally from Mexico, entered the country illegally and used false documents to get a job, although … Continue reading ThinkProgress – Why is Steve King so fascinated with Austria?