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Steve King: Obama and Rodeo Clown Should Have a Beer Summit

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"Take the temperature down, have a laugh, relax. It's not about race."

This photo provided by Jameson Hsieh shows a clown wearing a mask intended to look like President Obama at the Missouri State Fair. The announcer asked the crowd if anyone wanted to see Obama run down by a bull, according to a spectator. So then everybody screamed. ... They just went wild, said Perry Beam, who attended the rodeo at the State Fair in Sedalia on Saturday Aug. 10, 2013. State Fair officials apologized calling the display inappropriate and disrespectful. (AP/Jameson Hsieh)

Rep. Steve King said President Barack Obama should hold a beer summit at the White House with the rodeo clown who donned an "Obama" mask at the Missouri State Fair.

"Mr. President: Invite the rodeo clown 2 the White House 4 a beer summit," the Iowa Republican tweeted Friday. "Take the temperature down, have a laugh, relax. It's not about race."

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The unidentified clown has received a permanent ban from the state fair.

There is an online effort afoot for Obama to "pardon" the clown.

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