“A real friend who loves the truth,” King tweeted about Rabbi Moshe Vizel of United Talmudical Seminary.
Two Jewish leaders recently said he is “an enthusiastic crusader for the same types of abhorrent beliefs held by the Pittsburgh shooter.”
King has been condemned for his ties to white nationalists and frequent use of their rhetoric.
“We are proud Iowans who span the political spectrum but we are united in our condemnation of white supremacy and anti-Semitism,” read one letter.
Two Jewish leaders in Iowa condemned Rep. Steve King of Iowa for his alliance with white nationalists.
He also criticized George Soros while lamenting that white Europeans will be replaced by immigrants.
U.S. Representative Steve King (R-Iowa) endorsed Faith Goldy, a white nationalist candidate for mayor of Toronto, in a tweet Wednesday.
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“I’m not sorry. I’m human,” he said, after explaining that sharing the message was unintentional.
Representative Steve King is supporting alt-right ideology on Twitter again.