Steve King Labeled ‘White Supremacist’ by Fellow Congressman After Hurricane Katrina Remarks

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Published on March 22, 2019 - Duration: 01:02s

Steve King Labeled ‘White Supremacist’ by Fellow Congressman After Hurricane Katrina Remarks

Steve King has been called a "white supremacist" by a fellow lawmaker for remarks he made about Hurricane Katrina victims in comparison to people in his home state of Iowa dealing with flooding.

Veuer's Justin Kircher has the story.

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Steve King Labeled ‘White Supremacist’ by Fellow Congressman After Hurricane Katrina Remarks

Congressman Steve King has come under fire for his comments on Hurricane Katrina and has been labeled a “white supremacist” from a fellow Representative.????2 *start drone footage @ 1:40?COURTESY NATE LINCOLN / AGRIVISION EQUIPMENT??Representative King’s state of Iowa is one of the states experiencing flooding in the midwest.????3 *start @ :08????COURTESY GETTY IMAGES??During a town hall the Republican told the crowd that what he saw when he visited New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina hit... ????...and what he says the Federal Emergency Management Agency told him...????“...FEMA tells me ‘We go to a place like New Orleans and everybody's looking around saying ‘Who’s gonna help me?’”????King then gave an example of how he says Iowans help Iowans.????Louisiana’s Democratic Representative Cedric Richmond reacted on Twitter…????Saying while his heart goes out to Iowa, he was unsettled that King would compare those floods to the deadly Hurricane Katrina…????Adding “When people show you who they are, believe them.

Steve King is a white supremacist and I won’t stand for it.”????King was at the center of a resolution passed in the House this year and lost his committee assignments…????...following a New York Times interview where he questioned what was wrong with the terms “white supremacist” and “white nationalist”.

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