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Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds has ‘lost her patience’ with Rep. Steve King, her former campaign co-chairman

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14.11.2018

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds (R) rebuked Rep. Steve King (R-IA), the congressman from the state’s fourth district and an open white supremacist who served as her campaign co-chairman and with whom Reynolds held her final campaign rally just over a week ago.

Asked by a local reporter if she had talked to King about a “series of controversies” he has been facing recently — a nice euphemism for “consistently being an avowed racist” — Reynolds said the two haven’t had time to talk because she’s been busy following the election.

She added, however, “I think that Steve King needs to make a decision if he wants to represent the people and the values of the 4th District or do something else, and I think he needs to take a look at that.”

The Des Moines Register characterized the remark Tuesday as Reynolds “signaling… she’s lost her patience.”

In recent weeks, the chair of the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) disavowed King, calling his........

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