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Rep. Steve King (R-IA)
Behind the scenes: Leadership went to King and Bachmann last night in HC-8 at the Capitol and took cues about how to move fwd, per King & MB
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Bachmann: "It was 1st time I've seen ldrsp recognize, w/ respect & admiration, work that [King] did. Steve helped to completely gut [bill]."
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The results:
King said he was extremely pleased with the concessions he was able to extract from leadership.

“The changes brought into this are ones I’ve developed and advocated for over the past two years,” he told CQ Roll Call. “It’s like I ordered it off the menu.”

Ladies and gentlemen, presenting the House member who is now crafting the Republican Party's immigration policy:
During a conference call last month with the National Emergency Coalition, Rep. Steve King said that the U.S. needs to crack down on immigration because our nation’s borders were established by God. Disrespecting the borders, the congressman suggested, is disrespecting God’s will.
Well, that's one theory. It'll be interesting to see whether future undocumented immigrants are charged with blasphemy, but don't think any of us would be surprised to see it.

Originally posted to Hunter on Fri Aug 01, 2014 at 10:59 AM PDT.

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