“White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” Rep. Steve King said last week.

To be clear, white supremacy and white nationalism have always been “offensive.” nytimes.com/2019/01/10/us/…
This was far from King's first time signaling support for white nationalism. He made white nationalist comments on CNN less than a year ago; praised an anti-Muslim figure convicted of hate speech; retweeted a neo-Nazi; and called Mexican immigrants “dirt.” cdn.americanprogress.org/content/upload…
Rep. King’s tenure in office has been marked by racist, anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim, bigoted words and deeds. But he’s not the only one. Just 24 hours before King was kicked off his committees, Trump put out a blatantly racist tweet about Native Americans. splcenter.org/hate-white-hou…
Rep. King has lost his committee assignments since that @nytimes interview, as his colleagues have finally said he shouldn’t have certain House privileges. But with similar rhetoric coming out of the White House, would they do the same for Pres. Trump? splcenter.org/20170427/100-d…
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