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CNN's Kirsten Powers: ‘There's Not That Much Difference' Between Trump and Steve King

4 days ago   |   By Mediaite

On Monday, Donald Trump became one of the few Republicans to refuse to condemn Rep. Steve King ‘s racist comments, and CNN political analyst Kirsten Powers thinks she knows why: because “there's not that much difference” between Trump and King.
During Monday's broadcast of CNN Newsroom With Brooke Baldwin , host Brooke Baldwin played a clip of Trump talking to reporters as he departed for Nashville New Orleans. When asked about King's comments, Trump claimed “I haven't been following it. I really haven't been following it.”
“I'm sure he knows,” Powers said.
King's remarks - in which he...
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Mitch McConnell Condemns Steve King: His Comments Are ‘Unworthy of His Elected Position'

Mitch McConnell Condemns Steve King: His Comments Are ‘Unworthy of His Elected Position'

4 days ago   |   By Mediaite

Congressman Steve King ‘s remarks asking when phrases like “white nationalist” and “white supremacist” became offensive have now received public condemnation from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell .
A number of Republicans finally spoke out to denounce King in the past few days, including House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy , who said action would be taken.
And now McConnell has released the following statement to The Washington Post about King's comments:
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell became the highest-ranking Republican to speak out against Rep. Steve King following his...
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Dem Congressman Moves to Censure Steve King: He ‘Should be Set Aside and Isolated' Like a ‘Rabid' Animal

Dem Congressman Moves to Censure Steve King: He ‘Should be Set Aside and Isolated' Like a ‘Rabid' Animal

5 days ago   |   By Mediaite

Congressman Bobby Rush introduced a resolution today to censure Congressman Steve King over his history of “rabid, racist remarks.”
In the past few days King has been condemned by numerous Republicans--including criticism from both of Iowa's Republican senators--for his comments in a recent interview asking, “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization - how did that language become offensive?”
But Rush's resolution contains many other examples of King's rhetoric over the years, including “We can't restore our civilization with somebody else's babies” and when he retweeted a...
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Fox Anchor Harris Faulkner Asks Tim Scott's Reaction to Steve King's ‘Racist' Comments: ‘As a Person of Color.'

5 days ago   |   By Mediaite

Fox News' Harris Faulkner and Senator Tim Scott both condemned Steve King on Monday as they talked about the congressman's recent, racially-charged comments.
Even though King has a history of making questionable comments about matter pertaining to race, there's been a lot of commotion recently over the New York Times profile where he asked how terms like “white nationalist” and “white supremacist” became considered offensive.
Scott is among the conservatives who've blasted King's remarks over the last few days, and when the the topic came up in an interview with Faulkner, the senator and...
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