King High Fives Far Right Euro Pols In Tweet Lamenting ‘Cultural Suicide’

U.S. Rep. Steve King speaks during a hearing to criticize a proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce the amount of ethanol that must be blended with gasoline in 2014, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in De... U.S. Rep. Steve King speaks during a hearing to criticize a proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce the amount of ethanol that must be blended with gasoline in 2014, Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, in Des Moines, Iowa. The EPA in November proposed reducing by nearly 3 billion gallons the amount of biofuels required to be blended into gasoline in 2014, prompting outcry by political leaders from both parties who claimed such a move would devastate Iowa's economy and cost thousands of jobs. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) MORE LESS
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Rep. Steve King (R-IA) last week wished Frauke Petry, the leader of Germany’s anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany party, good luck in the Berlin elections in a tweet lamenting “cultural suicide by demographic transformation.”

The tweet included a photo of himself with Petry and Geert Wilders, an anti-Muslim Dutch politician.

Petry and her far-right party have opposed refugees entering Germany and she has recently warned about the “Islamification” of the country. Wilders, the leader of the far-right Dutch Party for Freedom, has said that Islam is “the ideology of a retarded culture” and has praised Donald Trump.

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