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Iowa Rep. Steve King under fire for remark on white nationalism and white supremacy

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After the story was published by the Times Thursday, the paper said that King had issued a statement in which he described himself as a “nationalist” and supporter of "western civilization's values," but said of "white nationalist" and "white supremacy" terminology: “I want to make one thing abundantly clear: I reject those labels and the evil ideology they define.”

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Asked why he made that comment, King told NBC Thursday, “That was in the context of a long interview for the New York Times.”

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NOW on @NBCNightlyNews: @kasie speaks with GOP Rep. Steve King about his controversial comments in a New York Times interview, which some people are calling racist.

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And House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., called the remarks "reckless" and "wrong": “Everything about white supremacy and white nationalism goes against who we are as a nation," he said.

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Lawmakers rarely censure their colleagues. But Democrats are building support for just that after ⁦@SteveKingIA⁩’s comments embracing white supremacy. Few (if any?) House GOPers are defending him. Read ⁦@lbarronlopez⁩ & ⁦@BresPolitico⁩

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That quote from King inspired Andrew Anglin, the founder of neo-Nazi news and commentary site Daily Stormer, to write: “Steve King is basically an open white nationalist at this point."

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Right now @KasieHunt confronting Steve King about white nationalist comments he made @nytimes @NBCNightlyNews

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King was quoted in an interview published in The New York Times Thursday wondering when language like "white supremacist" or "white nationalist" became offensive.

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"Today, The New York Times is suggesting that I am an advocate for white nationalism and white supremacy," King said in a statement on Thursday.

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The new House Republican conference chair says Steve King made racist comments.

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Republican Representative Liz Cheney, of Wyoming—the third-ranking GOP House member—said on Thursday that comments on white supremacy from Republican Representative Steve King, of Iowa, were "abhorrent and racist."

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These comments are abhorrent and racist and should have no place in our national discourse. Steve King asks how terms white nationalist and white supremacist became offensive | TheHill

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King has a long history of accusations of racism—and after the Times story hit on Thursday, a leader from his own party lobbed that allegation.

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House Republicans criticize fellow GOP lawmaker Steve King for making abhorrent and racist comments. It has no place in Congress or anywhere.

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WATCH: @BenShapiro condemns Rep. Steve Kings reprehensible comments. FULL VIDEO:

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If you have comments or concerns about the story, please feel free to email me at pdh@nytimes.com.

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House Republicans are criticizing a fellow Republican lawmaker for making what they say are racist comments. “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization, how did that language become offensive? -Republican Rep. Steve King @nytimes Remark

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Liz Cheney tears into Steve King for abhorrent and racist comments about white supremacy

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Steve Kings White Supremacy Comments Send Conservatives Running

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Im sure this will come as a surprise to absolutely no one, but neither Tucker, Hannity nor Ingraham mentioned frequent Fox guest Congressman Steve Kings white supremacy comments tonight. Last week they spent multiple nights pearl-clutching over Rashida Tlaib cursing.

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Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, did not deny making inflammatory comments to the New York Times about white nationalism and white supremacy — though he insisted in an interview that he rejects both of those mindsets. w @alexnbcnews