King pushed back in the appearance against the GOP's recent rebranding efforts, arguing Republicans should continue to embrace the "full-spectrum of our conservatism" rather than soften their stances on issues like gay marriage or immigration.
Steve King sees a 'path to victory' for potential Iowa Senate run
Some Republicans, most of them from the establishment, are concerned that if King runs for the Senate he could hurt the GOP's chances of winning an open seat because of past controversial statements and positions. Longtime Sen. Tom HarkinTom HarkinClinton ally stands between Sanders and chairmanship dream Do candidates care about our health or just how much it costs? The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (D-Iowa) is retiring at the end of his term, and Rep. Bruce BraleyBruce BraleyVernon wins Iowa House Dem primary June primary fights set stage for Dems’ hopes to take over House GOP group enlists public with opposition research app MORE (D-Iowa) is the likely Democratic nominee.