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Donald Trump is not the the only Republican fomenting domestic terrorism.

On Saturday, Iowa Rep. Steve King posted the following meme to Facebook:

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(Perhaps he didn't know Iowa is portrayed on the blue team.)

This is just another example in a litany of white-supremacist rhetoric Rep. King has spewed.

He has called Caucasians a "subgroup of people" who have contributed the most to the world.

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He has tweeted "we can't restore our civilization with somebody else's babies."

He blamed immigrants for ISIS and Ebola.

Despite Iowa not having been included in the Confederacy, King has been known to display the Confederate flag.

He has blamed abortion for killing "millions" of white babies.

He famously quipped for every child of undocumented immigrants "who's a valedictorian, there's another 100 out there who weigh 130 pounds and they've got calves the size of cantaloupes because they're hauling 75 pounds of marijuana across the desert."

The bridge too far that caused King's fellow Republicans to strip him of his committee assignments, however, was apparently when he told the New York Times:

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"White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilizationhow did that language become offensive? Why did I sit in classes teaching me about the merits of our history and our civilization?"

Now former George W. Bush administration ethics lawyer and former Minnesota senatorial candidate, Richard Painter, is calling for King's expulsion from the House of Representatives.

Painter tweeted:

"This is treason. Steve King should be expelled from the House immediately."

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