WH: Trump disagrees with Steve King's 'somebody else’s babies' remark

WH: Trump disagrees with Steve King's 'somebody else’s babies' remark
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President Trump does not agree with racially charged comments made by Republican Rep. Steve King, the White House said Tuesday. 
 
The Iowa congressman recently said that American culture cannot be restored “with somebody else’s babies,” a comment that drew widespread condemnation from both political parties. 
 
“The president believes that this is not a point of view that he shares,” White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters. “He believes that he’s a president for all Americans.”
 
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Spicer's remarks are the White House's first response to King's tweet, which was posted two days ago.
 
The Republican lawmaker has made incendiary comments about immigrants throughout his political career. The latest example came Sunday, when he voiced agreement with far-right Dutch politician Geert Wilders, who has called for an end to immigration from Muslim-majority countries. 
 
"Wilders understands that culture and demographics are our destiny. We can't restore our civilization with somebody else's babies," King tweeted.
 
The congressmen went on CNN Monday, where he said he "meant exactly what I said."
 
"You cannot rebuild your civilization with somebody else's babies. You've got to keep your birth rate up and that you need to teach your children your values and in doing so, then you can grow your population and you can strengthen your culture, you can strengthen your way of life," King said. 
 
He added that he wants to see a "homogeneous" United States.
 
"If you go down the road a few generations, or maybe centuries, with the intermarriage, I'd like to see an America that is just so homogeneous that we look a lot the same," King said.