“White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” the Iowa congressman asked.
Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is fundraising off of the backlash he’s faced for endorsing white supremacy and white nationalism. Des Moines’ WHO-TV reported Wednesday that King sent a fundraising email to supporters calling the New York Times interview in which he was quoted asking why the terms “white supremacist” and “white nationalist” were offensive “fake news.” “As you may have noticed, the unhinged Left has teamed up with Republican ‘NeverTrumpers’ and is pulling out all the
Republicans in Congress fail their own “white supremacist standard” by condemning Congressman Steve King’s racist remarks, while ignoring similar comments made by Trump. Civil Rights leader and President & CEO of the National Urban League, Marc Morial, tells Ari Melber that the normalization of “white supremacy and white nationalism” over “the last two years” must be condemned “vociferously, consistently and completely” by Members of Congress.