SE In The News – Associated Press

 

“This is a progression, not an instance,” said Iowa Republican strategist John Stineman. “But him being stripped of his committees provided the opening here, the window.”

Associated Press: Iowa Rep. King’s defeat marks moment of unity for GOP, Dems

The longer Steve King served in Congress, building up a repertoire of racist rhetoric and nativist sentiments, the more he unwittingly became a unifying force in American politics.

Republicans and Democrats alike were glad to see him go Tuesday, defeated in a GOP primary after nine terms in Congress representing Iowa and after being stripped of his committee assignments.

The longer Steve King served in Congress, building up a repertoire of racist rhetoric and nativist sentiments, the more he unwittingly became a unifying force in American politics.

Republicans and Democrats alike were glad to see him go Tuesday, defeated in a GOP primary after nine terms in Congress representing Iowa and after being stripped of his committee assignments.

Click here to read the full article.

Menu