REPORT: Gillibrand, other Dems call on Steve King to resign over bizarre comments about rape and incest [VIDEO]

TheHill.com:

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) called on Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) to resign Wednesday after the embattled congressman questioned whether there would be “any population of the world left” if not for rape and incest throughout history.

“You are a disgrace. Resign,” Gillibrand, who is vying for the Democratic Party’s 2020 presidential nomination, said in a tweet.

The article goes on to state the following:

Sen. Cory Booker‘s (D-N.J.) campaign issued a statement shortly after reports of King’s remarks, echoing Gillibrand’s call for King to resign.

“Every Iowa leader, regardless of party, should condemn Representative King’s comments, an exercise they should all be familiar with by now, and join us in asking for his resignation,” Booker’s campaign said in a statement.

Gillibrand then asked for donations to King’s challenger, J.D. Scholton:

2020 Democrat presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke also slammed King, and begged voters to support his opponent:

Another 2020 Dem candidate Julian Castro also called for King’s ouster:

Rep. Ilhan Omar weighed in on the matter as well, tweeting, “Gross! This would explain why these weirdos are fixed on smearing me with claims of incest. Projecting their filth, unreal.”

2020 Dem candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg issued a statement as well:

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