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 HarkinDo candidates care about our health or just how much it costs? The Hill's 12:30 Report Mark Mellman: Parsing the primary processes MORE (D-Iowa) is retiring at the end of his term, and Rep. Bruce BraleyBruce Braley10 rising stars in the energy and environment world DC delegate plans to confront GOP lawmaker calling for Washington recession DC delegate slams GOP lawmaker calling for Washington recession MORE (D-Iowa) is the likely Democratic nominee.