“I would find half of a billion dollars of that right out of Planned Parenthood’s budget,” he said. “And the rest of it could come out of food stamps and the entitlements that are being spread out for people that haven’t worked in three generations.” He continued, “We’ve got to put America back to work, this administration will do it.”
The Iowa Congressman expressed concern that the food stamp program was leading to obesity, “Now we have a problem of obesity. And when you match up the [Electronics Benefits Transfer] card with what the scales say on some of the folks, I think it’s worth looking at. [Former first lady] Michelle Obama looked at it, Republicans should be able to look at it too, ” the Congressman said.
Mr. King is known for making wildly outlandish, inflammatory statements and crudely racist statements.