Republicans Slam Colleague for What They Call Racist Remarks

Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan said: "This is an embrace of racism, and it has no place in Congress or anywhere."

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are criticizing a fellow GOP lawmaker for making what they say are “racist” comments. Rep. Steve King of Iowa was quoted in The New York Times as saying: “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?” Wyoming Rep. Liz Cheney, the third-ranking House Republican, tweets that King’s remarks are “abhorrent and racist and should have no place in our national discourse.” And Rep. Justin Amash…

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