Senator Tim Scott, a Republican from South Carolina, speaks during a news conference in Washington on December 19. Photo: Bloomberg

US Republican Steve King asked how ‘white supremacist’ became an offensive term. Furious black colleague Tim Scott explained

  • Senator Tim Scott launched a blistering attack on Congressman Steve King, saying his remarks damaged Republicans, conservatism, and the US as a whole
  • King had asked how ‘white nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilisation’ had become offensive concepts
Topic |   Racism

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Senator Tim Scott, a Republican from South Carolina, speaks during a news conference in Washington on December 19. Photo: Bloomberg
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