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King: USDA wasn't prepared for bird flu

posted on August 12, 2015 06:14 PM

King: USDA wasn't prepared for bird flu Play Video Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) says the USDA did not have a contingency plan in place for responding to a bird flu epidemic as large as there was in Iowa. He says the USDA needs more microbiologists and more studies to learn about the virus and develop plans to respond quickly in the future. Watch Story

King proposes electing Supreme Court justices

posted on August 12, 2015 06:13 PM

King proposes electing Supreme Court justices Play Video Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) says lifetime appointments for Supreme Court justices are coming into question after recent controversial rulings on Obamacare and same-sex marriage. He says he's working to help draft a constitutional amendment that would call for the country to vote to elect Supreme... Watch Story

King: "I surely wouldn't rule out Donald Trump"

posted on August 12, 2015 06:12 PM

King: Play Video Rep. Steve King (R-Kiron) says he hasn't decided yet if he will endorse a candidate before the 2016 Iowa Caucuses, but he's not ruling out Donald Trump. King also says Trump would be foolish to rule out a third party run at this point in the campaign. Watch Story

King proposes runoff election instead of nominating convention

posted on June 6, 2014 02:43 PM

King proposes runoff election instead of nominating convention Play Video Rep. Steve King says he supports the 35% threshold for candidates in a primary election. However, he says if a candidate doesn't reach 35%, he would prefer to see a runoff election between the top two candidates, rather than have the nomination decided by delegates to a convention. Watch Story

King may support someone other than Boehner for Speaker

posted on June 6, 2014 02:33 PM

King may support someone other than Boehner for Speaker Play Video Rep. Steve King says he's open to voting for someone other than Rep. John Boehner as Speaker of the House, if Republicans retain control of Congress after the 2014 elections. King says he has no interest in running for Speaker himself. Watch Story

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