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Republican members of the House of Representatives drew attention to their cause on February 28.

But not all attention is a good thing.

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Rep. Steve King (R-IA) speaks during a town hall meeting at the Ericson Public Library on August 13, 2019 in Boone, Iowa. (Photo by Joshua Lott/Getty Images)

Republican Representative Steve King of Iowa is no stranger to controversy or to being asked to resign. Earlier this year King was stripped of his committee assignments by his own party leadership citing his racist, xenophobic and White supremacist statements.

Now King is under fire for comments made about the merits of incest and rape. King told the Westside Conservative Club Wednesday that humanity might not exist if not for rape and incest.

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Ken Klippenstein—of the news and commentary web series The Young Turks—decided to have a bit of fun on Twitter Thursday, July 4. First, Klippenstein replied to embattled Iowa Republican House member Steve King's Independence Day message, asking him to pay tribute to his "uncle."

Klippenstein actually targeted numerous people, both conservative and liberal, with his prank.

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This past January, Congressman Steve King spoke to the New York Times about his long history of anti-immigration stances. In the article, he infamously questioned why terms like white supremacy became offensive.

King was promptly stripped of his committee assignments and received immense backlash from both sides of the aisle.

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UNITED STATES - JANUARY 19: Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, attends a rally for Iowans in Russell Building prior to the anti-abortion March for Life on the Mall on January 19, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Congressman Steve King (R-IA) was stripped of his committee assignments and admonished by leading members of his party earlier this year for defending white supremacy.

While one might assume the embattled Representative would be more measured in his public comments going forward, but King doesn't seem concerned with meeting those expectations.

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UNITED STATES - JANUARY 19: Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, attends a rally for Iowans in Russell Building prior to the anti-abortion March for Life on the Mall on January 19, 2018. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Congressman Steve King (R-Iowa) hopes that the prayers of his constituents will bring back the House committee assignments he lost after making racist comments.

In a January article in the New York Times, King was quoted as saying "White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?"

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Representative Steve King (R-IA), who has been criticized for holding racist and white nationalist views, has courted controversy again after he tweeted a questionable quote linking the religious concepts of heaven and hell to examples of President Donald Trump's immigration policy at work.

"Heaven has a wall, a gate and a strict immigration policy," King tweeted. "Hell has open borders."

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