GOP blocks Rep. Steve King from committee assignments in wake of racially charged comments

Credit: CBS News- Published on January 15, 2019
House Republicans will block Iowa Rep. Steve King from serving on any committees in the new Congress as punishment for his remarks about white supremacy. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced the move against King on Monday. He denounced King's remarks as "beneath the dignity of the Party of Lincoln and the United States...
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Published on January 15, 2019 -  00:26
Rep. Steve King Stripped Of Committee Assignments
According to Business Insider, "Republican Rep. Steve King is once again under fire for repeatedly making racist statements in public. The House Republican leadership stripped King of all his committee assignments and condemned his remarks." Monday, King was stripped from all of his committee assignments. This was the House Republican leaderships way of rejecting white supremacist mindsets.

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