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White Supremacist Congressman Steve King Says if Not for Rape and Incest ‘Would There Be Any Population Left?’

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U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-IA) is facing yet another firestorm after remarks he just made have started to get attention. The Iowa Congressman suggested humankind might no longer exist if not for acts of rape and incest throughout millennia.

“What if we went back through all the family trees and just pulled out anyone who was a product of rape or incest? Would there be any population of the world left if we did that?” King told the Westside Conservative Club Wednesday, as the Des Moines Register reports. “Considering all the wars and all the rapes and pillages that happened throughout all these different nations, I know that I can’t say that I was not a part of a product of that.”

“Steve King” is currently the number two trending item on Twitter.

King, who has already been stripped of all committee assignments after other disturbing remarks he made led the House to vote 424-1 on a resolution condemning, among other ills, white supremacy, was defending his position of refusing to allow exceptions for rape and incest in an anti-abortion bill he had sponsored.

Just five days before the resolution passed nearly unanimously King had told The New York Times, “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization—how did that language become offensive?”

That is just the tip of the iceberg for the white supremacist Congressman representing Iowa’s 4th District. Voters have returned King to the House of Representatives eight times since first electing him in 2002.

Up until his New York Times remarks, King was probably best known for attacking undocumented immigrants by saying: “For every one who’s a valedictorian, there’s another 100 out there who weigh 130 pounds – and they’ve got calves the size of cantaloupes because they’re hauling 75 pounds of marijuana across the desert.”

King has compared active U.S. Military service members who are transgender to eunuchs. In 2017 he predicted a race war between Hispanics and “the Blacks.” One year earlier he had asked what “sub-groups” of humans, besides white people,  have contributed more to human civilization. And he opposed congress providing disaster relief to victims of Hurricane Sandy because he said they might spend FEMA money on “Gucci bags and massage parlors,” which he claimed Hurricane Katrina victims did.

The list of King’s racist, bigoted, and hate-filled remarks is much longer than even these examples.

 

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Trump Makes Startling Statement: ‘We’ve Taken Control of the Oil in the Middle East – U.S. Has Control of That’

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President Donald Trump made a startling statement Friday afternoon while boasting about how he believes he handled his widely-condemned withdrawal of U.S. troops from Northern Syria – a move that had opened the gate to ethnic cleansing of America’s now-former allies, the Kurds.

“We’ve taken control of the oil in the Middle East, the oil that we’re talking about, the oil that everybody was worried about. We have the U.S. control of that,” Trump said, minutes after concluding a talk with the first two women astronauts to participate in an all-women spacewalk.

Trump went on to claim “there are no shots being fired, and a lot of people are doing a lot of things,” despite the supposed “ceasefire” that lasted less than 24 hours.

“This is a deal that should been made 15 years, 10 ago, over the last number of years under the Obama administration. The real numbers is over one million people were killed,” Trump said, doubling his claim from earlier this week. “We have lost no, not a drop of blood since we’ve started, what I’ve started, and it was, so far it’s working out.”

CNN fact-checker Daniel Dale was among the first to report on Trump’s stunning claim.

Trump in fact made a similar statement on Twitter that went largely unnoticed just a few hours ago:

Reporters are expressing confusion over what the president meant:

 

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Trump Attacks Obama, Hillary, Biden, and Supports Putin in Off-the-Rails Press Conference With Ukraine President

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President Donald Trump went berserk while speaking to reporters during his first meeting with the president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky. Trump attacked former President Barack Obama, his former Democratic presidential opponent Hillary Clinton, his current Democratic political opponent Joe Biden, and voiced support for Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Here’s Trump blaming President Obama – not President Putin – for Russia illegally invading and annexing Crimea, a part of Ukraine.

Trump also went nuts, rattling about his former Democratic political opponent Hillary Clinton and her emails.

“I think one of the great crimes that were committed, Hillary Clinton deleted 33,000 emails,” Trump says falsely.

He attacked his current top Democratic political opponent Joe Biden, and Biden’s son Hunter. Trump falsely suggested they both are “corrupt,” and suggested Hunter was illegally paid millions by China.

Trump outright solicited Zelensky to investigate Biden:

Trump went on to voice support for Russian president Vladimir Putin, telling the Ukraine president he hopes Zelensky will get together with Putin – the two countries are effectively at war – and work things out:

Here’s ABC News’ report, with Jon Karl asking if Trump is also talking with China about Biden:

 

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Trump Provoked ‘Stunned Silence’ by Shouting ‘Where’s My Favorite Dictator’ at Meeting With Egyptian Officials: Report

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President Donald Trump shocked onlookers at the G7 meeting when he praised the president of Egypt as a dictator.

“Inside a room of the ornately decorated Hotel du Palais during last month’s Group of Seven summit in Biarritz, France, President Trump awaited a meeting with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi,” The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

“Mr. Trump looked over a gathering of American and Egyptian officials and called out in a loud voice: ‘Where’s my favorite dictator?’ Several people who were in the room at the time said they heard the question,” the newspaper reported.

The paper could not determine if Sisi heard the remark.

“Even if lighthearted, Mr. Trump’s quip drew attention to an uncomfortable facet of the U.S.-Egypt relationship,” The Journal reported. “Mr. Sisi has drawn criticism for his authoritarian rule since taking power following a 2013 coup. Under Mr. Sisi, Egyptian authorities have been accused of detaining thousands of political opponents, of torturing and killing prisoners and of stymying political opposition, according to reports by the United Nations, U.S. State Department and nongovernmental groups.”

The paper said Steve Mnuchin, John Bolton and Larry Kudlow were in attendance.

“Within minutes of the quip, Mr. Sisi met Mr. Trump and reporters were allowed in. Mr. Trump, among other comments, celebrated his relationship with Mr. Sisi, noting that the two leaders had begun talking with each other soon after Mr. Trump won the presidential election in 2016,” the paper noted.

Read the full report.

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