King, Vilsack Spar In Fourth Debate
Date posted - October 10, 2012
Sioux City, Iowa — Republican Congressman Steve King was a bit more aggressive last night (Tuesday) in the fifth face-to-face debate with Democratic challenger Christie Vilsack. In their first debate, King said he was “surprised” by Vilsack, who had opened that meeting by saying King was guilty of “a lot of talk and no action” in Congress. King closed last night’s session with this rap against Vilsack.
(as said) “I looked at one of the ads of Mrs. Vilsack’s on the way here, through the text of it, and when I drew a line through everything that was a question, or everything that was untrue, the only thing left was: ‘I’m Christie Vilsack and I approved this message,’” King said. “You deserve better than that.”
About half an hour earlier, Vilsack suggested King had failed to vote for bills that provided money earmarked for expanding Highway 20 and Interstate 29, key projects for northern Iowa.
(as said) “I think that he is one person here and a different person in Washington,” Vilsack said. “And I don’t think that’s the kind of person you want representing you, someone who is disingenuous.”
The two covered some of the same ground they’ve debated in their four previous meetings, discussing the Farm Bill, immigration and gun rights. Last night’s debate was sponsored by The Sioux City Journal and the A-B-C T-V affiliates in Sioux City and Des Moines. It took place at Morningside College’s Eppley Auditorium in Sioux City.
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