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Scholten Addresses King's Refusal of a Debate

King says there's not a clear division of issues, leaving just name calling, which he believes is not worthy of a debate

Posted: Wed Sep 12 17:08:09 PDT 2018
Updated: Wed Sep 12 17:08:09 PDT 2018

Speech to Text for Scholten Addresses King's Refusal of a Debate

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rochester./// we're quickly approaching the november election... but we may not see two congressional candidates go head to head in a debate. democrat j?d scholten is running against republican incumbent u?s representative steve king for iowa's 4th congressional district. scholten stopped at the cerro gordo county democratic headquarters this morning to address king's recent statement. in a televised interview king responded to scholten's request for a debate saying quote "there's not a clear division on issues here... then if nobody's criticizing the way i vote, they just call names, and i don't think that's a good reason to have a debate." end quote. scholten says while he has admitted to mentioning king having a confederate flag on his desk... he agrees to not name call... and just wants to talk about the issues affecting iowa. xxx "i feel this democracy needs a representative to meet with the
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