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VIEWS OF ABORTION AND CASES OF RAPE AND INCEST. CASES OF RAPE AND INCEST. THEY PROMPTED NEW INCEST. THEY PROMPTED NEW OUTRAGE AND CALLS FOR THEY PROMPTED NEW OUTRAGE AND CALLS FOR HIM TO STEP DOWN. OUTRAGE AND CALLS FOR HIM TO STEP DOWN.>>WHAT WAS YOU TRYING HIM TO STEP DOWN.>>WHAT WAS YOU TRYING TO SAY, SIR?>>WHAT WAS YOU TRYING TO SAY, SIR? WHAT WAS YOUR POINT? TO SAY, SIR? WHAT WAS YOUR POINT?>>THANK YOU, THANK WHAT WAS YOUR POINT?>>THANK YOU, THANK YOU.>>THANK YOU, THANK YOU.>>Reporter: TONIGHT, YOU.>>Reporter: TONIGHT, REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN>>Reporter: TONIGHT, REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN STEVE KING REFUSING TO REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN STEVE KING REFUSING TO ANSWER REPORTER’S STEVE KING REFUSING TO ANSWER REPORTER’S QUESTIONS AFTER HE ANSWER REPORTER’S QUESTIONS AFTER HE ONCE AGAIN IGNITED A QUESTIONS AFTER HE ONCE AGAIN IGNITED A FIRE STORM WITH THESE ONCE AGAIN IGNITED A FIRE STORM WITH THESE CONTROVERSIAL FIRE STORM WITH THESE CONTROVERSIAL COMMENTS. CONTROVERSIAL COMMENTS.>>WHAT IF WE WENT COMMENTS.>>WHAT IF WE WENT BACK THROUGH ALL THE>>WHAT IF WE WENT BACK THROUGH ALL THE FAMILY TREES AND BACK THROUGH ALL THE FAMILY TREES AND PULLED THOSE PEOPLE FAMILY TREES AND PULLED THOSE PEOPLE OUT THAT WERE PRODUCTS PULLED THOSE PEOPLE OUT THAT WERE PRODUCTS OF RAPE AND INCEST, OUT THAT WERE PRODUCTS OF RAPE AND INCEST, WOULD THERE BE ANY OF RAPE AND INCEST, WOULD THERE BE ANY POPULATION OF THE WOULD THERE BE ANY POPULATION OF THE WORLD LEFT IF WE DID POPULATION OF THE WORLD LEFT IF WE DID THAT? WORLD LEFT IF WE DID THAT?>>Reporter: KING WAS THAT?>>Reporter: KING WAS DEFENDING HIS OPINION>>Reporter: KING WAS DEFENDING HIS OPINION OF OPPOSING ABORTION DEFENDING HIS OPINION OF OPPOSING ABORTION EVEN IN CASES OF RAPE OF OPPOSING ABORTION EVEN IN CASES OF RAPE AND INCEST. EVEN IN CASES OF RAPE AND INCEST. TODAY LIZ CHENEY AND INCEST. TODAY LIZ CHENEY CALLING THE COMMENTS TODAY LIZ CHENEY CALLING THE COMMENTS APPALLING AND BUSINESS CALLING THE COMMENTS APPALLING AND BUSINESS CZAR APPALLING AND BUSINESS CZAR BIZARRE SAYING IT’S CZAR BIZARRE SAYING IT’S TIME FOR HIM TO GO. BIZARRE SAYING IT’S TIME FOR HIM TO GO.>>YOU WOULD THINK IT TIME FOR HIM TO GO.>>YOU WOULD THINK IT WOULD BE PRETTY EASY>>YOU WOULD THINK IT WOULD BE PRETTY EASY TO COME OUT AGAINST WOULD BE PRETTY EASY TO COME OUT AGAINST RAPE AND INCEST. TO COME OUT AGAINST RAPE AND INCEST. THEN AGAIN YOU WOULD RAPE AND INCEST. THEN AGAIN YOU WOULD THINK IT WOULD BE EASY THEN AGAIN YOU WOULD THINK IT WOULD BE EASY TO COME OUT AGAINST THINK IT WOULD BE EASY TO COME OUT AGAINST WHITE NATIONALISM. TO COME OUT AGAINST WHITE NATIONALISM.>>Reporter: KING ALSO WHITE NATIONALISM.>>Reporter: KING ALSO FACED CALLS TO STEP>>Reporter: KING ALSO FACED CALLS TO STEP DOWN EARLIER THIS YEAR FACED CALLS TO STEP DOWN EARLIER THIS YEAR AFTER BEING QUOTED IN DOWN EARLIER THIS YEAR AFTER BEING QUOTED IN THE “NEW YORK TIMES” AFTER BEING QUOTED IN THE “NEW YORK TIMES” AFTER ASKING WHITE THE “NEW YORK TIMES” AFTER ASKING WHITE NATIONALIST, HOW DID AFTER ASKING WHITE NATIONALIST, HOW DID THAT LANGUAGE BECOME NATIONALIST, HOW DID THAT LANGUAGE BECOME OFFENSIVE? THAT LANGUAGE BECOME OFFENSIVE?>>I REJECT WHITE OFFENSIVE?>>I REJECT WHITE SUPREMACY.>>I REJECT WHITE SUPREMACY. IT’S NOT PART OF MY SUPREMACY. IT’S NOT PART OF MY IDEOLOGY. IT’S NOT PART OF MY IDEOLOGY. I REJECT ANYONE THAT IDEOLOGY. I REJECT ANYONE THAT CARRIES THAT IDEOLOGY. I REJECT ANYONE THAT CARRIES THAT IDEOLOGY.>>WHY DID YOU SAY IT? CARRIES THAT IDEOLOGY.>>WHY DID YOU SAY IT?>>THAT WAS IN CONTEXT>>WHY DID YOU SAY IT?>>THAT WAS IN CONTEXT OF A LONG INTERVIEW>>THAT WAS IN CONTEXT OF A LONG INTERVIEW WITH “THE NEW YORK OF A LONG INTERVIEW WITH “THE NEW YORK TIMES.” WITH “THE NEW YORK TIMES.”>>Reporter: IN TIMES.”>>Reporter: IN RESPONSE, REPUBLICANS>>Reporter: IN RESPONSE, REPUBLICANS STRIPPED HIM OF HIS

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