John King, CNN anchor, asked on Friday whether it is important that taxpayer dollars be used to pay Karen PenceThe King of Karen Sue PenceCNN questions the taxpayers who fund Karen Pence's safety while teaching Pence to critics of his wife's new job: "Attacking Christian education is deeply offensive & # 39; the LGBT group sends a book by John Oliver about Pence's gay bunny to the school where Karen Pence teaches MOREThe housing and protection of the Secret Service if the vice president's wife is teaching in a private school that seeks to exclude LGBTQ students and employees.
"Does it matter that all taxpayers pay for their housing? All taxpayers pay for their protection of the Secret Service It is not their fault that they need protection, this is the world we live in. But all taxpayers subsidize their lives. Does it matter? " asked the king, who anchors "within politics".
"So, do you mean that your First Amendment freedoms are restricted in some way because taxpayers pay for their accommodation and security? I do not know how many people subscribe to it," said the SiriusXM reporter and the president of the Correspondents' Association. of the White House, Oliver Knox.
Karen Pence's teaching at Immanuel Christian School in Northern Virginia has come under scrutiny because of her policies that exclude gay students and staff.
This sends a terrible message to the students.
Do we want to live in a country with leaders who are willing to reject LGBTQ youth? https://t.co/XZ8ar5uunm
– ACLU (@ACLU) January 16, 2019
Those who apply for positions at school must agree that marriage can only be between a man and a woman.
"I am excited to return to the clbadroom and do what I like to do, which is to teach art to elementary students," Pence said in a statement. "I've missed the art teaching, and it's great to go back to school where I taught art for 12 years."
Vice President Pence also defended his wife, stating that they are "accustomed to criticism" about their religious beliefs.
Some conservatives took Twitter to object to King's question.
THIS IS THE LEFT.
If you do not echo their left radical ideology, they want to shut you up.
Karen Pence is a Christian? Well, you should not be allowed to, since the Secret Service's protection is paid by the taxpayer, according to CNN.
Seriously, this is crazy. https://t.co/mNAVhCXsGC
– Liz Wheeler (@Liz_Wheeler) January 18, 2019
"Christian schools, as private organizations, have the right to have their views, BUT …"
– Elizabeth Harrington (@LizWFB) January 18, 2019
What exactly does John King of CNN suggest with this "stupid question" about Karen Pence? https://t.co/Nu6pRsXjJx
– Morning response (@MorningAnswer) January 18, 2019
This is horrible and dangerous. https://t.co/i2y5MxNTAr
– Inez Stepman (@InezFeltscher) January 18, 2019
What, what are you suggesting, even https://t.co/3coP809Dkh
– Allahpundit (@allahpundit) January 18, 2019
John King of CNN simply suggested that Karen Pence should not have taxpayers pay for security protection because she works in a Christian school pic.twitter.com/mNGgeFcwXv
– Jon Nicosia (@NewsPolitics) January 18, 2019