WASHINGTON — Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King Tuesday voted for the House disapproval resolution aimed that formally rebuked him for making comments related to white supremacy during a New York Times interview.
The disapproval resolution that condemned white nationalism and racism, authored by House Majority Whip James Clyburn, passed the lower chamber 421-1. The lone dissenter was Illinois Democrat Rep. Bobby Rush who claimed the resolution did not go far enough to punish King for his remarks.
Censure - Member - Question - Well - Chamber
A censure would require the member in question to stand in the well of the chamber following a majority vote to be rebuked and have the Speaker of the House read the list of grievances against that member. Twenty-three members of Congress have previously been censured for various violations.
King gave support to Clyburn’s resolution saying on...