Rep. Steve King On Zimmerman Case: Obama "Turned It Into A Political Issue"

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CHRIS WALLACE, HOST: Should George Zimmerman ever have been prosecuted?

REP. STEVE KING (R-IOWA): Well, from what I have seen of the evidence, I would say no. And my sympathy goes out also to the Martin family and the Zimmerman family for this ordeal that they've been through.

The evidence didn't support prosecution, and the Justice Department engaged in this, the president engaged in this and turned it into a political issue that should have been handled exclusively with law and order.

So, I regret that this all happened. I'm sorry that it was turned into a race issue by the media. And otherwise, it would have been tried or not tried, depending on the laws and the language that was there. This is unfortunate.

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