Steve King Fears Hurricane Victims Will Spend FEMA Money On ‘Gucci Bags And Massage Parlors’

 
 
 
Republican Congressman Steve King is afraid Hurricane Sandy victims will spend money they may receive from FEMA on "Gucci bags and massage parlors," like, he accuses, Hurricane Katrina victims supposedly did. "I want to get them the resources that are necessary to lift them out of this water and the sand and the ashes and the death that's over there in the East Coast and especially in the Northeast," King said Tuesday night at his debate against Democrat Christie Vilsack, in Mason City, Iowa, "But not one big shot to just open up the checkbook, because they spent it on Gucci bags and massage parlors and everything you can think of in addition to what was necessary," he added later, as Daily Kos reported. "During his final debate with Democratic challenger Christie Vilsack, the former first lady of Iowa, King doubled down on his disaster aid stance, which is that it should be paid for or not provided at all," The Huffington Post adds:
King currently leads Vilsack by four points, according to a HuffPost Pollster estimate, but he has garnered the attention of national groups looking to oust him based on his often far-right positions. The congressman, who is running for his sixth term, was outspoken about -- among other things -- the need to pay for any spending on disaster relief, an issue he has dealt with before. In 2005, he voted against a bill to help Hurricane Katrina victims because he said it cost too much at $51.8 billion. King was one of only 11 members of Congress to oppose the bill.
No word yet on whether Rep. King -- who, according to his spokesperson doesn't necessarily shower, or shower well, daily -- (again?) broke debate rules by writing notes on his hand. King's final ad, below, boasts, "I've told you exactly where I stand." Oh, yes you have, Congressman. Yes, you have.

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