by Countable | 1.16.19
“Rep. King’s statements are unwelcome and unworthy of his elected position," McConnell said. "If he doesn’t understand why ‘white supremacy’ is offensive, he should find another line of work."
“Politicians should be allowed to say whatever they want and voters have the responsibility to act at election time.”
“Rep King is NOT A RACIST! He was speaking of NATIONALISM. Pride in your country, its founders, its laws, its heritage, its people. ALL of its people! There is NO White Supremacy and has not been for decades. Move on people.” -Kathy
“Anything that has to do with hate needs to be swatted. Doesn’t matter if they are Democrat or Republican if you spout hate or support hate you need to go.” -Jeffery
“What’s wrong with what Rep. King said? He absolutely had a right to say it, and yes, snowflakes have an absolute right to be offended.” -RedPill
“Racists and bigots have no business in government because government is there to serve ALL the people, not just those they like.” -Todd
“freedom of speech is freedom of speech, end of story.” -Brian
“Let free speech ring! His constituents will correct him or vote him out if they disagree.” -Bill
“Thank you for standing up and speaking out against any racist member of Congress. Enacting Hate laws in The USA is a priority. We as a Nation need to embrace diversity and our Members of Congress must be Leaders and Role Models in this endeavor. We are stronger together wherever we are from.” -Lisa
Should Congress censure Rep. King? Or is up to his constituents correct him and vote him out? Take action and tell your reps, then share your thoughts below.
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