Republicans Loved Steve King Before Finally Abandoning Him
Congress on Tuesday finally confronted Rep. Steve King (R-IA) following his racist comments to The New York Times openly embracing white nationalism.
Members of King’s own party now express shock and horror at the nine-term congressman’s position on white supremacy and white nationalism, acting as though his recent comments were the first time he spoke in overtly racist terms. But as history shows, 2019 is far from King’s first tango with white-supremacist rhetoric, and those now standing up against him today were more than happy to stand by him in the past.
After all, we’re talking about a congressman who: