Steve King: We shut down government to ‘unleash human nature’

By David Edwards
Thursday, October 17, 2013 12:56 EDT
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Steve King speaks to KCRG
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Rep. Steve King (R-IA) said this week that he was worried that reopening the government was going to prevent him from continuing to be able to “unleash human nature.”

Just before President Barack Obama signed a bill to end a government shutdown and extend the nation’s debt limit, KCRG spoke to King and asked him what this meant for the future of the country.

“I want what’s best for the long-term best interest of this country,” the Iowa Republican explained. “I want it to be on Constitutional underpinnings.”

“And I want to continue to unleash human nature,” he added. “And I’m afraid we’re going the other direction here. And that is troubling to me.”

Watch this video from KCRG, broadcast Oct. 17, 2013.


(h/t: Right Wing Watch)

David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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