Tucker Carlson Defends Rep. Steve King's Racist Tweet: "Everything You Said I Think Is Defensible And Probably Right"
Congressman Steve King (R-IA) made racist remarks on Twitter, exciting white nationalists and neo-Nazis . King first attempted to defend himself during an interview on CNN's New Day on March 13. During the interview, King refused to say if American Muslims were equal to other Americans when pressed by co-host Chris Cuomo. Later that evening, King retreated to the safe space of Tucker Carlson Tonight, who's host is adored by the same white nationalists who praised King's remark. Carlson predictably came to King's rescue declaring, "everything you said I think is defensible and probably right." From the March 13 edition of Fox News’ Tucker Carlson Tonight:
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