Although many Republican lawmakers have sought to distance themselves from Donald Trump over his rhetoric following the deadly Orlando, Florida, shooting, Rep. Steve King (R-IA) on Wednesday morning expressed support for numerous ideas the presumptive Republican presidential nominee has floated.
"If the election were today I would vote for Donald Trump. And I think he's laid out some good policies that we ought to embrace, one of them is immigration policy," King said on CNN's "New Day." "I've heard him modify his policy on not bringing anymore Muslims in the United States, suggesting instead closer to Ted Cruz's position, which is let’s suspend immigration from terrorist sponsoring countries, at least until we get a handle on this. I think that's a prudent statement."
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