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Steve King Is ‘Wary’ Of Reince Priebus, Paul Ryan On Immigration [AUDIO]

Christian Datoc Audience Development Manager

Rep. Steve King expressed doubts about White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus on Wednesday’s broadcast of The Larry O’Connor Show.

Steve King (Getty Images)

Steve King (Getty Images)

The Iowa Republican told O’Connor that though he and Priebus “have a good personal relationship… and [he thinks] he’s a very capable administrator,” he is still concerned the former RNC chair has yet to “recant his position on the comprehensive Immigration Reform.”

“I haven’t heard Paul Ryan do that either,” Kind added, “and so I have to believe that they haven’t changed their minds.”

Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus (Reuters Pictures)

Steve Bannon and Reince Priebus (Reuters Pictures)

King speculated Priebus and Ryan are “figuring out, ‘how do we work with and accommodate a President who has a mandate for the American people?'”

“I’m wary, and I am aware that there seems to be two schools of thought that have emerged within the White House, and that Donald Trump sees that as a dynamic opportunity to put them against each other and see who can prevail.”

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