Pelosi says there is ‘interest’ in House in acting against Rep. Steve King

House Republican leaders on Thursday stepped forward to criticize Rep. Steve King for defending white nationalism, breaking their months-long silence on the Iowa Republican and his history of inflammatory remarks.

King, who won a ninth term in Congress in November, lamented in an interview with the New York Times that the term had become a pejorative one.

"White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?" King said in the interview, which was published Thursday.

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