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

Jan 23, 2020 Press Release

Congressman King’s work on the Heartbeat Bill (HR 490) singled out for emphasis from influential Pro-Life Organization

Jan 14, 2020 Press Release

“I’d like to see the President stand here before us at the State of the Union Address, February 4th, and be able to announce to the world that he’s been exonerated by the United States Senate.”

Jan 9, 2020 Press Release

House Democrats might want to send the Iranians pallets of cash like President Appeaser-In-Chief Obama did, but I stand with letting President Trump, our Commander-in-Chief, make the tough calls and take the swift and certain actions that he determines are necessary to protect our nation, our citizens, and our interests.”

Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C- Congressman Steve King releases the following statement after voting against both of the sham impeachment articles introduced by House Democrats. The Articles of Impeachment passed the House of Representatives on a vote of 230-197 (Article One) and 229-198 (Article Two). Not a single Republican voted in favor of the Impeachment Articles; in fact, the Democrats’ Impeachment Articles were so meritless that a handful of conscientious Democrats were willing to cross party lines to join Republicans in voting against them.

Dec 18, 2019 Press Release

“You’re accusing Donald Trump of doing that which Joe Biden has confessed to doing!”

 

Washington D.C- Congressman Steve King releases the following video of comments he delivered during House debate this afternoon over the Articles of Impeachment that House Democrats have introduced to impeach and seek the removal of President Donald J. Trump from office. King opposes both Articles of Impeachment being brought against the President.

 

Dec 10, 2019 Press Release

Washington D.C- Congressman Steve King releases the following video of his reaction to two major developments that occurred in Washington D.C. this morning. In this video, Congressman King offers his reaction to the House Democrats’ unveiling of two Articles of Impeachment directed at President Trump. King also discusses the news that a deal appears to have been struck that would allow the House of Representatives to finally move forward on the President’s signature United States-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade deal.

Oct 31, 2019 Press Release

“President Trump is correct to describe this a witch hunt, and the President’s phrase takes on added significance with the actions of the Democrats in the House today.”

Washington D.C- Congressman Steve King releases this statement following his vote against H. Res. 660, a hyper-partisan impeachment resolution forced thru the House of Representatives today by the House’s Democratic Majority.

Oct 23, 2019 Press Release

“It’s unimaginable that anybody would have the audacity to hold secret impeachment hearings here in the House of Representatives, the People’s House.”

Oct 16, 2019 Press Release

“They’re cherry picking quotes from the people that are testifying. They refused to allow us, just an hour ago, to read the Volker transcript. They are allowing no exculpatory evidence coming in that might defend our President, and there’s no representation for the President.”

Jul 24, 2019 Press Release

Washington DC- In this video release, Congressman Steve King discusses Robert Mueller's appearance today before the House Judiciary and House Intelligence Committees. King made his remarks in a Facebook Live video filmed at the conclusion of Mr. Mueller’s House testimony.

 

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