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STEVE KING REMOVED FROM ALL COMMITTEE ASSIGNMENTS

Jan 15, 2019 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa has been stripped of committee assignments following racist comments he made to The New York Times in a report published last week, House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy announced Monday.

Mr. McCarthy announced that the House Republican Steering Committee, which oversees committee assignments, met Monday night and made a decision that Mr. King "will not be serving on committees in this Congress."

Earlier Monday, a pair of the Senate's most high-profi...