- The Washington Times - Wednesday, January 13, 2016

A South Carolina legislator has introduced a resolution saying Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is not welcomed in his state.

State Rep. John King of York County said it was the final straw after a Muslim woman was kicked out of Mr. Trump’s event in Rock Hill Friday night.

“I’ve heard Donald Trump insult immigrants, African-Americans, women, war heroes,” Mr. King told a local ABC News affiliate in a phone interview. “I just reached a point where enough was enough.”

He likened the billionaire to former Alabama Gov. George Wallace, a Democratic segregationist.

“It’s time to stand up to this big mouthed bigot once and for all by announcing that he is no longer welcome in the Palmetto State,” Mr. King said in a statement.



“My resolution will get a sense of the house of representatives on who supports Donald Trump and his bigotry and who stands with us those of us who thinks that his rhetoric is sickening,” he told ABC.

The resolution, backed by three other House Democrats, was introduced into the Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, but it seems unlikely to win approval from the Republican-led House.

Business Insider notes that the resolution would not be legally binding and would have little effect on Mr. Trump’s ability to campaign in South Carolina.

He’s scheduled to visit the state Thursday for the sixth presidential primary debate.

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