GOP Congressman Steve King Admits Republicans Are Just Like Nazis

GOP Congressman Steve King Admits Republicans Are Just Like Nazis October 30, 2018

GOP Congressman Steve King defended his support of European Nazis by claiming that if they were in the U.S. they would be Republicans.

Speaking to The Washington Post after a shooter identified as a Christian Nationalist killed 11 at a Pittsburgh Synagogue, King defended his support of white supremacists and Nazis.

Commenting on his support of Austria’s Freedom Party, a group founded by a former Nazi SS officer and whose current leader was active in neo-Nazi circles, King said:

If they (European Nazis) were in America pushing the platform that they push, they would be Republicans.

King’s support for Nazis and white supremacists is nothing new. Last year the White Nationalist raised eyebrows when he retweeted a message endorsing white supremacist Geert Wilders, a far-right candidate for Dutch prime minister:

Wilders understands that culture and demographics are our destiny. We can’t restore our civilization with somebody else’s babies.

Also last year King tweeted:

Diversity is not our strength. Assimilation has become a dirty word to the multiculturalist Left.

Adding insult to injury, earlier this year, King “tweeted support for a Toronto mayoral candidate who was fired by an “alt-right” media outlet after appearing on a podcast for the Daily Stormer, a prominent neo-Nazi website.”

In addition to being a White Nationalist, King is also a dangerous Christian extremist. Previously, while appearing on CNN, King argued that gay and lesbian parents should not be eligible for child care tax credits, claiming that only so-called “natural families” were the only families that deserve child care tax credits.

However, in light of King’s recent comments, King’s support is beginning to slip. For example, Land O’ Lakes, the Minnesota dairy giant, facing mounting pressure from concerned consumers, announced Tuesday that it will no longer donate to King after his comments in support of Nazis and white supremacists in the wake of the Pittsburgh massacre raised concerns.

In a statement the company said:

We take our civic responsibility seriously, want our contributions to be a positive force for good and also seek to ensure that recipients of our contributions uphold our company’s values. On that basis, we have determined that our PAC will no longer support Rep. Steve King moving forward.

In addition, King’s open embrace of White nationalism is also making some Republicans nervous. On Tuesday, Rep. Steve Stivers, the head of the National Republican Congressional Committee, condemned King for his recent remarks, calling  his recent remarks “completely inappropriate”:

Congressman Steve King’s recent comments, actions, and retweets are completely inappropriate. We must stand up against white supremacy and hate in all forms, and I strongly condemn this behavior.

King is running against Democratic challenger J.D. Scholten in the November midterm elections.

Bottom line: GOP Congressman Steve King defended his support of European Nazis, claiming that if they were in the U.S. they would be Republicans.

GOP Congressman Steve King Admits Republicans Are Just Like Nazis (Image via Wikipedia)
GOP Congressman Steve King Admits Republicans Are Just Like Nazis (Image via Wikipedia)

 

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