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VIDEO: member confronts Steve King with his own white supremacist quote

VIDEO: member confronts Steve King with his own white supremacist quote

If you missed it: Kaleb, a CCI member and ISU student, attended an event where Congressman Steve King took questions. He quoted Steve King’s words and tried to ask King a question.

The Congressman exploded. He had Kaleb removed from the room.

Key to the story is the question Kaleb asked.

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Greater Des Moines Partnership: #DropKingNow

Greater Des Moines Partnership: #DropKingNow

Seventy-five Iowans delivered a letter to Jay Byers, CEO of the Greater Des Moines Partnership, demanding he to cancel their event with Congressman Steve King.

Days before the Nov. 6 election, this was far from a political protest.

A clear moral call drew families from Des Moines and Iowa’s fourth congressional district which King represents. The speak out called attention to the fact that the Tree of Life shooter and Congressman Steve King share the same worldview.

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Racist comments from Steve King Mirror the Tree of Life Gunman

Racist comments from Steve King Mirror the Tree of Life Gunman

The hate motivating the Tree of Life shooter’s murders was directed at the Pittsburgh Jewish community because they provide legal assistance to immigrants through Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS), who the shooter accused of “bringing invaders in that kill our people.” Earlier this year, Steve King threatened immigration attorneys who were helping migrants, saying “These lawyers better have their laws right if they are going to go to a foreign country and help facilitate an unarmed invasion into the United States” (April 25, 2018, Fox News). The shooter and King share a common fear of migrants as “invaders” and they both direct their rage at the immigration lawyers who protect them. The last words the shooter said before shooting up the synagogue were, “I can’t sit by an watch my people get slaughtered. Screw your optics. I’m going in.” This summer, King, also angered by immigration policy which he claimed had “sacrificed thousands, including...

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