Rep. Steve King spoke on the House floor Friday to address what he referred to as “heartburn that seems to be churning across the media and America today” after the New York Times quoted him questioning how labels like “white nationalists” and “white supremacists” became offensive.
The Iowa Republican read the quote from the New York Times article in which he was reported saying: “White nationalists, white supremacists, western civilization — how did that language become offensive? Why did I sit in classes teaching me about the merits of our history and our civilization?” Read more http://ow.ly/609J30nhFAE
Roland Martin gave Rep. Steve King the “Kanye treatment” during Friday’s edition of #RolandMartinUnfiltered and deconstructed his remarks from the floor of the house where the congressman from Iowa doubled down on racism.
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