[122], Carlson suggested that a similar attack that occurred the year before (the Khan Shaykhun chemical attack), which was attributed to Assad's forces and which the OPCW JIM indicated was carried out with sarin that bore the regime's signature, was a false flag attack perpetrated to falsely implicate the Assad government. 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[105][106], Carlson is skeptical of foreign intervention, and has said "the U.S. ought to hesitate before intervening abroad. [180], Later that month, Carlson cast doubt on unfounded conspiratorial claims made by former federal prosecutor Sidney Powell, who alleged that Venezuela, Cuba and unidentified communist interests had used a secret algorithm to hack into voting machines and commit widespread electoral fraud. [11] Originally a proponent of libertarian economic policy and a supporter of Ron Paul, Carlson would come to criticize the ideology as being "controlled by the banks" and became an active adherer to protectionism. I don't think McCain has very strong politics. [9] By August 2019, Media Matters calculated that some companies had fulfilled their media buy contracts and advertising inventory for the time slot and had now begun their purchases for other time slots on Fox News. Tucker Carlson devoted a segment of his Fox News show to attacking trans kids and their parents—then claimed he was the victim. [44], Tucker Carlson Tonight aired at 7 p.m. "[40], Carlson was a contestant on season 3 of the reality show Dancing with the Stars, which aired in 2006; he was paired with professional dancer Elena Grinenko. In 1860, his great-grandfather Cesar Lombardi emigrated from Switzerland to New York. Although Fox News stated that Carlson was referring to Democratic leaders and not protesters, Carlson's comments on Black Lives Matter were met with rebuke. [48], In October 2018, Tucker Carlson Tonight was the second-highest rated cable news show in prime time, after The Sean Hannity Show with Sean Hannity, with 3.2 million nightly viewers. "[41] Carlson said he accepted ABC's invitation to perform because "I don't do things that I'm not good at very often. Carlson took four-hour-a-day ballroom dance classes in preparation for the competition. That is estimated so let's say it is twice that. [98][99][100][101], Carlson did not vote in the 2004 election, citing his disgust with the Iraq War; his disillusionment with the once small-government Republican Party; and his disappointment with President George W. Bush and like-minded conservatives:[13], I don't know what you consider conservative, but I'm not much of a 'liberal,' at least as the word is currently defined. However, a year after the invasion of Iraq, he began criticizing the war, telling The New York Observer: "I think it's a total nightmare and disaster, and I'm ashamed that I went against my own instincts in supporting it. That's news to Ron Paul", "How Would Trump's Immigration Crackdown Have Affected His Own Team? Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson was born on May 16th, 1969 in San Francisco, California. It’s a disgusting place obviously", but "you've got to be honest about what it means to lead a country, it means killing people. Richard Carlson’s adoptive father was a fabric dealer. [50], By January 2019, his show dropped to third with 2.8 million nightly viewers, down six percent from the previous year. "[118][119], Carlson opposes overthrowing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. [58][59] Neff had also previously been a writer on The Daily Caller. [156][152][153][157][155][158][159], Following the Carlson segment, President Trump tweeted that he had instructed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to "closely study the South Africa land and farm seizure and large scale killing of farmers. I'd like to slow immigration pretty dramatically. [16] By February The Daily Caller was part of the White House rotating press pool. "[109], In May 2019, after Robert Mueller gave a statement saying the Special Counsel investigation on Russian interference in the 2016 election did not exonerate President Donald Trump of obstruction of justice, Carlson called Mueller "sleazy and dishonest.
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