Fact-Check: Tucker Carlson Falsely Claims Stacey Abrams Made Up Details About Rayshard Brooks Shooting

Fox News’ Tucker Carlson falsely accused Stacey Abrams of making up the claim that the two Atlanta police officers involved in the Rayshard Brooks shooting “knew he only had a taser” in his hand when he was shot in the back.

After security footage of the killing went viral and fueled more nationwide unrest over racial injustice and police brutality, an additional video of the stop showed the two cops talking for over 40 minutes with Brooks and then physically searching him before attempting to arrest him. On Wednesday, Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard confirmed that Brooks had no weapons on him when searched in his announcement of 11 charges including felony murder on now-former police officer Garrett Rolfe, who
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