e fake news is creating violence.>> President Trump pushed back Friday against criticism that his nationalist rhetoric has inflamed tensions and emboldened right-wing extremists.>> No, no, you know what? You're creating violence by your questions.>> But this national conversation has crystallized in Iowa where on Thursday, Republican representative Steve King, who's running for his ninth term, was asked if his views on immigration were similar to those of the suspected synagogue shooter.
>> You and the shooter both share ideology that is->> No, don't you do that.>>
]>> Adding more tension in a tight Congressional race.>> I wanna ask whoever is guarding this door to lead this man out of the room.
>> That confrontation building on criticism of King's support for candidates with white supremacist affiliations. And his comments like diversity is not our strength, and we can't restore our civilization with somebody else's babies. A sentiment applauded by the likes of David Duke. Amid the backdrop of recent high profile hate crimes, the head of the National Republican Congressional Committee, Steve Stivers, condemned King's rhetoric, tweeting that King's recent comments, actions, and retweets are completely inappropriate.
And financial backers have began pulling their support from King.>> Sir, stop it.>>