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>> The yeas are 424, the nays, 1.>> The US House of Representatives on Tuesday voted to pass a resolution condemning statements made by Republican Iowa Representative, Steve King, that had been widely criticized as racist. King who has been accused by critics of making racist comments on multiple occasions voted in favor of the measure.
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>> I wanna make one thing abundantly clear, I reject those labels and the evil ideology that they define.>> On Monday, House Republicans stripped King of his committee assignments after the New York Times quoted King saying, white nationalists, white supremacist, western civilization, how did that language become offensive?
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The resolution referred to King's remarks and condemned racism in general. House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy swiftly condemned the remarks.>> These are not the first time we've heard these comments. That is not the party of Lincoln and it's definitely not America.>> King on Tuesday told his colleagues that America's values are attainable by everyone, regardless of creed, and rejected being a white supremacist.
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>> Under any fair political definition, I am simply an American nationalist.>> The House is also considering a bid to censure King, the chamber's most severe punishment short of expulsion.