“Congressman Steve King is one of the most well-known voices in Republican politics today,” Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason said. “Congressman Steve King deeply believes in the greatness of our Constitution and our country, and I look forward to hearing from him in Philadelphia this June.”
“I am glad to have an opportunity to discuss the future of conservatism with my fellow Republicans in Philadelphia,” Congressman King said. “At such a critical time in our country’s history, it is now more important than ever that Republicans have an open discussion about the importance of conservatism in our Party.”
In addition to Iowa’s Fourth District Congressman Steve King, the following speakers are confirmed for the Northeast Republican Leadership Conference:
- Former United National Ambassador John Bolton
- New Jersey Governor Chris Christie
- Republican National Committee Co-Chair Sharon Day
- Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina
- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham
- Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus
- Former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush Karl Rove
- Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum
- Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker
Steve King grew up in a law enforcement family in Storm Lake, Iowa.
After studying math and science at Northwest Missouri State University, he started King Construction in 1975 and built the business up from one bulldozer. He brings valuable knowledge to Congress as an agribusinessman and a small business owner for 28 years. King's oldest son now owns the construction business.
After serving in the Iowa State Senate for six years, King was elected to Congress in 2002 to represent Iowa's Fifth Congressional District. During the 2012 election cycle, Iowa was redistricted to four districts. King now represents the Fourth Congressional District in the 114th Congress, and serves on the Agriculture, Small Business and Judiciary Committees.
King, who keeps a copy of the Constitution with him, is a proud Constitutional Conservative. Congressman King and his wife Marilyn have three sons and seven grandchildren.