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Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) suggested Friday that the House will take some punitive action against Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who’s under fire from both parties for recent comments defending the “white supremacist” label.
“We’ll see what we do about Steve King, but nonetheless, nothing is shocking anymore, right? The new normal around here is to praise white supremacists and nationalism as something that shouldn’t be shunned,” Pelosi told reporters in the Capitol.
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King has come under fire for incendiary remarks in the past, but is facing the strongest blowback yet over comments he made Thursday in an interview with The New York Times, when he questioned why certain terms like “white supremacist” have been deemed racist.
“White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive,” he told
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