Iowa Democrats Blast Steve King for Posting 'Hateful Statements'

The Iowa Democratic Party is criticizing Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) for posting the transcript of a controversial radio interview on his congressional website. In the interview, King said Islamic terrorists would celebrate if Barack Obama were elected U.S. president because of the Illinois senator's Kenyan father and middle name.



King's congressional office declined to comment, referring The Hill to King's campaign. The Hill is trying to reach King's campaign for comment.

The controversial interview was reported by the Associated Press, and King was criticized by the political blog Crooks and Liars.

In the interview, which King gave March 7, King said "I don

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