Gregory Meeks

House votes overwhelmingly to condemn white nationalism amid furor over Rep. Steve King’s remarks

House votes overwhelmingly to condemn white nationalism amid furor over Rep. Steve King’s remarks

The House voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to condemn white nationalism and white supremacy, a measure prompted by the comments of Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who openly questioned why those terms had become offensive.

Having been stripped of his committee assignments Monday and facing further reproach, King went to the House floor Tuesday to say that he would support the resolution while continuing to protest that he had been misquoted in the New York Times article.

"There is no tape for this interview I did. There's no way to go back and listen," he said, conceding that he might have said the quoted words but challenging how they have been interpreted. "That...

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