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on January 15, 2019

Rep. Steve King ousted from House agriculture committee

Creator of Protect Interstate Commerce Act has history of making inappropriate comments, some GOP representatives say

U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa, has been stripped of his House agriculture committee assignment, as well as other committee assignments.

King is known in the animal agriculture sector as the author of the Protect Interstate Commerce Act (PICA), a piece of recurring legislation that seeks to prevent states from…

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