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Colorado man pleads guilty to assaulting Congressman Steve King


This news story was published on September 23, 2019.
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SIOUX CITY – A Colorado man pled guilty on September 23, 2019, in United States District Court in Sioux City after he threw water on Congressman Steve King.

Blake Gibbins, 27, from Lafayette, Colorado, pled guilty to one count of assaulting a member of congress. At his guilty plea hearing, and in a plea agreement, Gibbins admitted that on March 22, 2019, at the Mineral City Mill & Grill in Fort Dodge, Iowa, he approached a table where U.S. Congressman Steve King and others were seated and assaulted Congressman King by intentionally throwing a cup of water on him.

Sentencing before Chief United States Magistrate Judge Kelly Mahoney will be set after a presentence report is prepared. Gibbons faces a possible maximum sentence of not more than one year imprisonment, a $100,000 fine, and up to 5 years’ probation.

The case is being prosecuted by Assistant United States Attorney Timothy T. Duax and was investigated by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Fort Dodge Police Department, and the United States Capitol Police.

GIBBINS, BLAKE ANTHONY

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12 Responses to Colorado man pleads guilty to assaulting Congressman Steve King

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    September 27, 2019 at 11:46 pm

    Take more then cup of water to wash the stink off Steve King.Should of used 5 gallon bucket.Lucky the assailant didn’t have calfs as big as cantaloupes.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    September 25, 2019 at 1:15 pm

    He should have stayed in Colorado, servicing sheep.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    September 25, 2019 at 6:43 am

    Take him out and hang him!

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      September 25, 2019 at 10:32 am

      What a fraud you are….had to delete my response to your original message…coward

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    September 24, 2019 at 11:10 am

    If this guy would have done the same thing to Hillary you clowns would want to give him the medal of honor not a hanging

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      September 24, 2019 at 3:30 pm

      He would have deserved the medal.

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    September 24, 2019 at 7:15 am

    He should get time in jail. No matter what your political beliefs, no one has the right to harm another person. Period

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      Anonymous Reply Report comment

      September 24, 2019 at 10:09 am

      It was a cup of water! Wonder how much King’s emergency room bill was for getting hit with WATER. I am sure it caused a lot of harm to him
      hahahah

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    September 23, 2019 at 4:30 pm

    He should’ve chocked the racist SOB!

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    Anonymous Reply Report comment

    September 23, 2019 at 3:46 pm

    King screamed “I’m melting I’m melting!”