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Anti-Immigrant GOP Congressman Erupts On Twitter: ‘Illegal Aliens Have Just Invaded My Office’

by David Badash on June 13, 2013

in Immigration,News,Politics

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Anti-immigrant, anti-gay, anti-women, anti-almost-everything Republican Tea Party Congressman Steve King just let out a rant on Twitter, screaming, “llegal aliens have just invaded my DC office.”

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Today many different advocacy groups have descended on Congress, from Ralph Reed’s religious anti-gay marriage Faith & Freedom Coalition, to the pro-LGBT GetEQUAL activist group, and, apparently, undocumented immigrants are advocating for immigration reform.

King, a six-term Congressman from Iowa considered both one of the most-conservative and one of the least-informed, launched into this frenzy on Twitter:


“The House last week passed an amendment from King to reverse President Obama’s executive order halting deportations of illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. when they were children,” The Hill just reported, adding:

King’s amendment is not likely to be taken up by the Senate, but its passage was a strong statement from conservatives in the House who oppose providing a pathway to citizenship for people who immigrated illegally.

In reality, however, these are the “illegal aliens” Congressman King is so afraid of:


Buzzfeed’s Andrew Kaczynski, to illustrate just how ludicrous King’s rant was, offered this tweet in response:



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