Tucker Carlson ended Monday’s show taking issue with Merrick Garland pledging to prosecute “white supremacists” involved in the January 6 insurrection on the Capitol. The Fox News host called that claim from the would-be attorney general “completely dishonest” and insisted there is “no proof” that white supremacists are responsible for the deadly attack.
Garland’s comment that outraged Carlson was made before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday. If confirmed, Garland said, he would “supervise the prosecution of white supremacists and others who stormed the Capitol on January 6th, a heinous attack that sought to disrupt a cornerstone of our democracy and the peaceful transfer of power to a newly elected government.”
Carlson was scathing in his response: “The was not