A House Democrat called out Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) on the floor on Wednesday for his controversial comments that “we can't restore our civilization with somebody else's babies.”

Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Calif.) brought a poster featuring photos of prominent Americans with immigrant roots when they were babies to accompany his speech.

It featured public figures like former President Obama, Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, Walt Disney, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, former Secretary of State Colin Powell and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. 

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“These are not somebody else’s babies. These are immigrants, the children of immigrants, and they are our babies,” Swalwell said.

King drew public outcry over the weekend when he posted a tweet in support of anti-Muslim nationalist Dutch politician Geert Wilders.

“Wilders understands that culture and demographics are our destiny. We can't restore our civilization with somebody else's babies,” King tweeted.

The Iowa congressman has since doubled down on his remarks, saying in an interview with CNN, “I meant exactly what I said.”

"I'd like to see an America that's just so homogenous that we look a lot the same, from that perspective,” King added, explaining he believes Western civilization is "superior."

Swalwell singled King out by name during his House floor speech, three days after the controversy first unfolded.

“There’s nothing to restore. We are the greatest country in the world,” Swalwell said. “But worse, by disparaging the value of ‘somebody else’s babies,’ Mr. King argues for an America void of people of color or who worship differently than he does. That’s not who we are.”

A handful of fellow House Republicans have condemned King’s comments, including Florida Reps. Carlos Curbelo and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, both Cuban Americans, and Rep. Justin AmashJustin AmashEnergized by polls, House Democrats push deeper into GOP territory Ocasio-Cortez draws hundreds of thousands of viewers on Twitch livestream Hillicon Valley: House votes to condemn QAnon | Americans worried about foreign election interference | DHS confirms request to tap protester phones MORE (R-Mich.), whose parents are Syrian and Palestinian immigrants. 

When asked about King's comments during an interview with Fox News’s Bret Baier Monday night, Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanMcCarthy faces pushback from anxious Republicans over interview comments Pelosi and Trump go a full year without speaking Jordan vows to back McCarthy as leader even if House loses more GOP seats MORE (R-Wis.) said, “I disagree with that statement,” adding, “We’re a melting pot.”