(ABC NEWS) Rep. Steve King clarified his controversial comments about “white people” doing more for civilization than any other "subgroup," explaining that he was actually referring to "Western civilization."
The Iowa Republican had said Monday afternoon on an MSNBC panel, "This whole white people business, though, does get a little tired. … I'd ask you to go back through history and figure out where are these contributions that have been made by these other categories of people that you are talking about. Where did any other subgroup of people contribute more to civilization?"
He didn't back away from his comments in an interview with ABC News Monday night, but said he meant to refer to "Western civilization" as the "superior culture" when he said "the whole white peoples business" line
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