Rep. Steve King Punts When Asked About Koch Brothers Donations

Rep. Steve King (R-Crazytown) didn't have much to say when asked about the amount of campaign donations he and his fellow Iowa Republicans receive from the Koch brothers.
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From this Tuesday's Washington Journal on C-SPAN, a caller from North Dakota was given the opportunity to ask Rep. Steve King about the donations he and his fellow Iowa Republicans receive from the Koch brothers, and guess what he did?

After first asking King about some recent comments he made about income disparity and getting a pretty twisted response on that as well, here's how the conversation continued.

CALLER: Do the Koch brothers have any money invested in you and the state of Iowa and Terry Branstad? Do they own your state?

KING: Well, we have a state that's got a lot of broad investors in it, but I will tell you that... or a lot of ag and a lot of industry that most of the capital and the land is in the hands of the people that actually produce on that land, and I think they know that in North Dakota as well.

So in other words, yes. King apparently didn't want to talk about the amount of PAC money he receives from them.

It's too bad the caller didn't get some more time, or maybe they could have asked him about his recent tour with Americans for Prosperity for a follow up.


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