Rep. King: For every 'valedictorian' illegal immigrant in U.S., '100 out there' involved in drug trade
"For every one who's a valedictorian there's another hundred out there that they weigh 130 pounds and they've got calves the size of cantaloupes because they're hauling 75 pounds of marijuana across the desert," Rep. Steve King said in regards to illegal immigrants in the U.S.
Posted: Friday, March 8, 2013 12:00 am
March 8 -- U.S. Rep. Steve King, an Iowa Republican, has said Americans should pick immigrants as they would a hunting dog, allowing the “friskiest,” hard-working ones into the country while keeping the lazy ones out.
It's the sort of commentary from a potential U.S. Senate candidate that delights Democrats -- who are showcasing King's remarks on a website to raise money -- and creates heartburn for Republicans who worry King may enter and win the party's primary, only to then lose in the general election.
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Friday, March 8, 2013 12:00 am.