Tuesday night in primetime, Tucker Carlson referenced “impeachment insanity.” Sean Hannity said the president’s opponents are involved in “insane, obsessive, compulsive, psychotic witch hunts.” A guest on Laura Ingraham’s show called the whistleblower who reported on Trump’s conversation with the Ukrainian leader a suicide bomber. Those three hosts reach an estimated 3 million to 4 million people each weeknight — the most-watched lineup on cable television — with a full-throated defense of the president as Democrats in the House pursue an impeachment inquiry.
Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson On Tuesday dismissed the concept of white supremacy as a serious problem for the country. “The combined membership of every white supremacist organization — would they be able to fit into a college football stadium?” Carlson said. “I mean, seriously. This is a country where the average person is getting poorer, where the suicide rate is spiking.”
Fox News and Tucker Carlson don’t want to talk about what Tucker Carlson said. They want to talk about his accuser, the liberal media watchdog group Media Matters for America.
The liberal advocacy group Media Matters for America this week released two batches of recordings Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson made as a guest on a radio show where he made denigrating remarks about race and gender. It was timed to coincide with Fox’s first-ever sales meeting with advertisers on Wednesday. Media Matters says it wants to pressure Fox into better behavior by making advertisers aware of what is being said on the air. Carlson says critics want to shut Fox down.
“Carlson’s comments could have been brought up when he was an employee of other networks, but they weren’t,” argues Tim Young.
Tucker Carlson says he has the full support of his employer, Fox News, even as the progressive advocacy group Media Matters for America on Monday spotlighted a new trove of offensive remarks he made on years-ago radio shows.
Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson will present an interview with Roger Stone on Tucker Carlson Tonight Friday evening, Jan 25. During the interview, Stone will react to his indictment as part of the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller.
Some advertisers say they are leaving conservative host Tucker Carlson’s show following his remarks referring to immigrants as “the world’s poor.” It’s the latest example of sponsors leaving a Fox News Channel show after controversy, but experts say the flap is likely to blow over.
Dan Shelley, executive director of the Radio Television Digital News Association, took to USA Today to call out Fox News Channel for its interviews with President Donald Trump — conducted by Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson — following his joint press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin, but praised Chris Wallace’s one-on-one with Putin.
Fox News’s Tucker Carlson has strong words for NBC News, specifically its president Noah Oppenheim. “Noah Oppenheim ought to resign immediately, and if he doesn’t, he ought to be fired immediately. News executives are not allowed to tell lies. They’re not allowed to participate in cover ups.”
21st Century Fox issued a statement Wednesday that “after a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the company and Bill O’Reilly have agreed that Bill O’Reilly will not be returning to the Fox News Channel.” He had been scheduled to return from a vacation next Monday. It marks a stunning end to a near-perfect marriage between a pugnacious personality and network.
Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson will interview President Donald Trump in what’s being billed as “a wide-ranging conversation” that will air during Wednesday’s edition of Tucker Carlson Tonight. Carlson’s first one-on-one sit-down with Trump since Election Day will occur in Detroit.
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel says veteran conservative commentator Tucker Carlson will become co-host of the network’s weekend morning show, “Fox & Friends.” Carlson will replace Dave Briggs, who left Fox at the end of last year. His co-hosts on the weekend chat fest are Alisyn Camerota and Clayton Morris. Carlson will continue […]