Kevin McCarthy says no promises made to Steve King about return of committee assignments

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House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy made clear Friday that no deal was made to give Rep. Steve King his committee seats back.

King, an Iowa Republican, was ejected from his congressional committees early last year after he reportedly made remarks that seemed sympathetic to white supremacy in an interview with the New York Times. On Tuesday, King claimed he and McCarthy agreed he could eventually go back to his committee assignments if he wins his primary on June 2.

However, McCarthy told reporters otherwise.

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