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Congressional Black Caucus wants Rep. Steve King reprimanded, pulled from committee assignments

Congressional Black Caucus wants Rep. Steve King reprimanded, pulled from committee assignments

The Congressional Black Caucus on Saturday called on fellow Republicans of Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) to remove him from his committee assignments because of recent comments he made.

King reportedly made comments that appeared he supported "white nationalism."

Bass believes "Republicans should make clear Mr. King is no longer welcomed in their party or Congress," according to her statement.

In addition to the Congressional Black Caucus, Iowa Republican and Sen. Joni Ernst condemned King on Twitter.

"I condemn Rep. Steve King's comments on white supremacy; they are offensive and racist — and not representative of our state of Iowa.

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