Congressman Steve King

Representing the 4th District of Iowa


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Upholding the Constitution

I am committed to strictly interpreting the Constitution in light of its original meaning and the common understanding of the intentions of our Founding Fathers who wrote and ratified this founding document. Our Constitution is timeless and is just as legitimate today as when it was first written. The principles the Constitution embodies and the system of government it establishes has allowed our exceptional nation to flourish. When I was sworn into Congress, I took an oath to uphold and defend the Constitution and I carry a copy of the Constitution with me in my pocket as constant reminder to uphold its principles.

I believe that our great Founding Fathers implicitly understood the threat posed to individual liberties by a large and intrusive federal government. One of the ways the Founding Fathers sought to limit the power of the federal government was by reserving powers to the individual states, and to the people themselves. I am a firm believer in states' rights, which is why I am a proud member of the Tenth Amendment Caucus, which focuses on restoring the critical balance between the powers of the states and those of the federal government.

More on Upholding the Constitution

Dec 11, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Steve King, a member of the House Judiciary Committee, releases this video of his questioning of Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, during today’s hearing entitled "Transparency and Accountability: Examining Google and its Data Collection, Use, and Filtering Practices." In his questioning, King was particularly interested in discussing Google’s lack of transparency concerning both the composition of its 1,000 member strong “search team” and also the search algorithms they work on.

Sep 27, 2018 Press Release

Congressman Steve King, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice, releases the following photo and video of today’s hearing examining “The State of Intellectual Freedom in America.” Chairman King, a conservative user of Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube, is an acknowledged leader in efforts to prevent Internet social media companies from abusing their platforms to censor conservative political views.

Aug 23, 2018 Press Release

Phyllis Schlafly’s “Favorite Congressman” honored for advancing “pro-life, pro-family, America First values” in Congress

Aug 9, 2018 Column

It has become a staple of baseball lore, and I was reminded of it while watching Major League Baseball’s Home Run Derby on television during the All-Star Game festivities.

In 1932, the great New York Yankees slugger, Babe Ruth, is said to have “called his shot.” Some accounts say Ruth stepped up to the plate, pointed to the outfield wall at Wrigley Field, and, moments later, proceeded to hit a towering home run into the stands just above where he had pointed. The Yankees went on to win that game and the World Series.

Jul 12, 2018 Press Release

Tells Strzok: “It’s not possible, under oath, to tell the American people that there’s not bias. The evidence of bias is replete in the evidence that we have.”

Jun 28, 2018 Press Release

King votes for House Resolution demanding DOJ Comply with Congressional subpoenas by July 6th


Jun 19, 2018 Press Release

IG Report Reveals FBI Investigators Were Aware of Obama’s Public Statements

Jun 14, 2018 Press Release

IG Report on FBI’s Clinton E-Mail Investigation Provides Opportunity to Clean-Up DOJ

Jun 13, 2018 Press Release

Steve Bannon Delivers Immigration Warning at Conservative Opportunity Society Event

Jun 8, 2018 Press Release

Outrage: 66% of DACA Recipients who admitted to crimes got DACA permits anyway

Washington, D.C.- As the political world buzzes over the sad possibility that rogue Republicans could join with a united Democratic caucus to deliver Amnesty to illegal aliens, Congressman Steve King, an opponent of Amnesty, asks a question that is often intentionally obscured by Amnesty/DACA supporters:

“Who are DACA recipients?”

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