REPORT: Iowa congressman bars local newspaper from election night event
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Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) barred the Des Moines Register from covering his election night event in Sioux City on Tuesday, according to the Iowa newspaper.
King called the 169-year-old newspaper a “leftist propaganda media outlet” in an email rejecting the outlet’s request for credentials.
The article goes on to state the following:
“We are not granting credentials to the Des Moines Register or any other leftist propaganda media outlet with no concern for reporting the truth,” wrote Jeff King, who is Steve King’s son and a paid campaign staffer.
.@SteveKingIA rebuffed the Des Moines Register’s request for credentials to his election night event, saying it and “any other leftist propaganda media outlet” were not welcome. #IApolitics #IAvotes https://t.co/ACrphNVBYa
— Des Moines Register (@DMRegister) November 6, 2018
— Jim Puzzanghera (@JimPuzzanghera) November 6, 2018
— Rachel Stassen-Berger (@RachelSB) November 6, 2018
— The Hill (@thehill) November 6, 2018
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