‘Reprehensible’: Romney, Others Call For Iowa Congressman Steve King's Resignation After Racial Comments

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‘Reprehensible’: Romney, Others Call For Iowa Congressman Steve King's Resignation After Racial Comments

Newly minted Utah Senator Mitt Romney has called on Iowa congressman Steve King to resign after controversial remarks that some are calling ‘racist.’

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‘Reprehensible’: Romney, Others Call For Iowa Congressman Steve King's Resignation After Racial Comments

Newly minted Utah Senator Mitt Romney has called on Iowa congressman Steve King to resign after controversial remarks that some are calling ‘racist.’????In an interview with the New York Times, King said:????“White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?

Why did I sit in classes teaching me about the merits of our history and civilization?”??The comments have sparked outrage among Republicans and Democrats alike.??Speaking to reporters, Romney said: “Steve King’s comments are reprehensible.

I think he ought to step aside and I think Congress ought to make it very clear he has no place there.”??And, Utah congressman Chris Stewart had THIS to say on CNN:??SOT: Mr. King, I think, has become ineffective.

... It's not the first time that he has said things that the party just cringes at.

... I wish he'd resign??GOP leaders have moved to strip King of all of his committee assignments, and the House minority leader says that he will not receive any more in the new congress.??King continues to insist that his statements were taken out of context.

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