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After Visiting Auschwitz, Rep. Steve King Gave Interview to Anti-Semitic Publication (Sludge)

After Visiting Auschwitz, Rep. Steve King Gave Interview to Anti-Semitic Publication (Sludge)

After days of Holocaust education in Poland, King traveled to Austria and pondered an ‘antidote’ to Holocaust survivor George Soros.

Right after U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) concluded a six-day trip in Poland sponsored by a Holocaust education organization, he traveled to Austria and gave an interview to an anti-Semitic publication in which he espoused classic anti-Semitic and white nationalist ideas.

According to a travel report filed with the House Clerk’s Office last month, the From the Depths Foundation paid for King and his wife, Marilyn, to travel to Warsaw to “learn more about the Holocaust and issues relating to the Holocaust” and to “further talk and debate on issues pertaining to the Holocaust.” Poland was home to some of the biggest Nazi concentration camps including Auschwitz-Birkenau, which King visited.

From the Depths paid a total of $8,310 for King and his wife for travel, lodging, meals and other expenses from Aug. 18 to Aug. 23. Then from the evening of Aug. 23 through Aug. 26 King reportedly paid his and his wife’s own travel expenses.

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