Iowa congressman accuses Kaepernick’s ‘Islamic’ TV host girlfriend of being behind his ‘changed political views’ and Black Lives Matter protest – and even claims she has made him ‘sympathetic to ISIS’
- Republican Steve King has blasted San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for supporting the Black Lives Matter movement
- King suggests that Kaepernick has come under the political influence of his avowedly liberal girlfriend, TV and radio personality Nessa Diab
- Quarterback has come under fire for refusing to stand during the singing of the national anthem
- Aside from being liberal, Diab is also a Muslim, leading some conservatives to wonder if Kaepernick has secretly converted to Islam
- King has generated controversy in the past, most recently by claiming that non-whites have contributed nothing to civilization
A conservative congressman from Iowa has blasted San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s refusal to stand for the national anthem and blames his Muslim girlfriend for ‘changing his political views’.
In an interview with right-wing commentator Steve Malzberg of Newsmax TV, controversial Rep. Steve King shockingly denounced Kaepernick for his relationship with Nessa Diab, who he claims is ‘sympathetic to ISIS.’
‘I understand that he has an Islamic girlfriend that is his fiancée, and that this has changed him and has taken on some different political views along the way,’ he told Newsmax TV, AOL reported.
‘This is activism that’s sympathetic to ISIS.’
Kaepernick has been roundly denounced in right-wing circles for his refusal to stand during the singing of the national anthem just before his team’s games.
The quarterback has defended his decision to sit or kneel which he says shows his support for the Black Lives Matter movement.
‘I am not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color,’ Kaepernick said.
King said that Kaepernick’s actions should disqualify him from playing football.
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