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Musk Makes Eyebrow-Raising Claim About Twitter

CEO says US government had 'full access' to users' DMs in interview with Fox News' Carlson

(Newser) - Elon Musk has been making the interview rounds , and on Monday and Tuesday, he'll grace Fox News in prime time. The network announced that the Twitter CEO recently sat down with host Tucker Carlson for a "wide-ranging" discussion" that will air in two parts, and which covers everything...

Ahead of Major Trial, Fox May Be Trying to Settle

Judge delays start of defamation suit brought by Dominion Voting until Tuesday

(Newser) - The judge overseeing the defamation lawsuit filed by Dominion Voting Systems against Fox News abruptly delayed the start of the trial on Sunday night. It will now begin Tuesday, the Guardian reports. No reason was given, but sources told the Wall Street Journal the network is pushing to settle the...

Trump: Court Staffers Were Crying at Indictment
Trump: Court
Staffers Were
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Trump: Court Staffers Were Crying at Indictment

Former president also tells Tucker Carlson he will not drop out if convicted

(Newser) - Last month, former President Trump made clear he would not drop out of the 2024 race if he were indicted. On Tuesday, the newly indicted Trump went one better and told Tucker Carlson he would not drop out if he were convicted, reports Axios . "That's not my thing,...

Trump Reportedly Hoping for Public Arrest
Tucker Carlson
to Biden: You
Have to Stop
an Indictment
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Tucker Carlson to Biden: You Have to Stop an Indictment

Ahead of potential indictment, Trump is reportedly hoping for a perp walk

(Newser) - Is Wednesday the day? The political world awaits a potential indictment of Donald Trump, one that would make him the first sitting or former president to face criminal charges. Trump himself said he expected a Manhattan grand jury to indict him this week on charges related to hush money paid...

Carlson Addresses His Hate Texts on Trump

Fox host says he 'wounded' former president, told him 'I love Trump' when Trump called him

(Newser) - An upset Donald Trump called Tucker Carlson after the public airing of private text messages in which the Fox News host claimed to passionately hate the former president . "I was absolutely infuriated," Carlson said Monday about the release of his texts and emails as part of Dominion Voting...

Fox News Sues Its Own Producer
Fox News Sues
Its Own Producer

Fox News Sues Its Own Producer

Abby Grossberg is also suing Fox, claims she was pressured to protect higher-ups in Dominion case

(Newser) - A Fox News producer is suing her own company, which is accused of airing false election fraud claims, saying executives pressured her into taking the blame in order to protect higher-ups and hosts, including Tucker Carlson . Abby Grossberg, who worked with Maria Bartiromo from 2020-2021 before joining Tucker Carlson Tonight,...

Capitol Police Lawyer Slams House GOP on Jan. 6 Footage

Attorney says Kevin McCarthy gave Tucker Carlson riot clips without police department approving them

(Newser) - Tucker Carlson aired video from the Jan. 6 Capitol attack on his Fox News program earlier this month, courtesy of more than 40,000 hours of Capitol Police security footage handed over to him by Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy—what the Washington Post says was a "condition" Carlson...

White House: Tucker Carlson Is Not Credible

Press secretary slams 'shameful' Fox host

(Newser) - The White House on Wednesday spoke out against Tucker Carlson's depiction of the Capitol attack, joining top Republican senators and the chief of the Capitol Police in condemning him for downplaying the violence. Unusually, the White House specifically called out Carlson by name in what Politico sees as a...

Tucker Carlson on Trump: 'There Isn't Really an Upside'

Latest round of private texts, messages revealed in court filings around Dominion suit against Fox

(Newser) - We've already seen some court filings released in Dominion Voting Systems' $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News, and now a new round has dropped—this time revealing intense feelings from Tucker Carlson against former President Trump. The Daily Beast reports that hundreds of pages of new internal...

Capitol Police Chief Slams Carlson's 'Misleading' Show

He says Fox host 'conveniently cherry-picked' calm moments from 41K hours of footage

(Newser) - Tucker Carlson's claim that previously unseen footage from the Capitol attack showed that Jan. 6 was "mostly peaceful chaos" and rioters were like "sightseers" was strongly rejected Tuesday by a top Republican and the Capitol's top cop. Deadline reports that in a letter to the Capitol...

Tucker Carlson Starts Airing Jan. 6 Video: 'Sightseers'

He describes the events at the Capitol that day as 'peaceful chaos'

(Newser) - Tucker Carlson on Monday night began showing previously unseen video of the Jan. 6 Capitol unrest, making the case that it was not an insurrection but "mostly peaceful chaos," reports the Hill . “‘Deadly insurrection.’ Everything about that phrase is a lie,” Carlson told his...

Media Groups: We Want Jan. 6 Footage That Carlson Got
Media Groups Demand
Jan. 6 Footage

Media Groups Demand Jan. 6 Footage

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy gave Fox's Tucker Carlson exclusive access; now others want it

(Newser) - Fox News' Tucker Carlson is the only media personality given access by House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to thousands of hours of Jan. 6 footage. Now, other media groups are demanding a piece of that, they noted in a Friday letter to congressional leadership, per CBS News . "Without full public...

Tucker Carlson Granted Access to 41K Hours of Jan. 6 Footage

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy gives Fox host exclusive access

(Newser) - House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, in a move seen as highly unusual, has given Fox News host Tucker Carlson access to thousands of hours of footage from the Capitol attack. A Fox spokesperson confirmed to the Hill on Monday that Carlson and his team had been granted access to the footage....

Hunter Biden's Legal Team Is Now Playing Hardball

Lawyers' aggressive new attempt to turn the tables involves urging probes of Giuliani, Bannon

(Newser) - House Republicans have started their long-sought investigation into Hunter Biden—but the legal team of the president's son has decided it's not going to settle for playing defense. CBS News reports that Biden's lawyers tag-teamed this week in an aggressive new strategy, going hard against longtime detractors...

Kanye's Interview on Fox Was a Wild One

Rapper talks with Tucker Carlson on controversial 'White Lives Matter' shirt, the media, Kim K

(Newser) - Kanye West is back in headlines this week, after making an appearance at Paris Fashion Week sporting a "White Lives Matter" shirt that immediately drew backlash . On Thursday night, the 45-year-old rapper and fashion designer showed up on Tucker Carlson's Fox program, and he had a lot to...

Fetterman Explains Tattoos After Tucker Carlson's Rant

The dates on his forearm are quite meaningful, Senate candidate writes

(Newser) - Earlier this month, Tucker Carlson went on what John Fetterman calls a "nearly 20-minute long," "unhinged" rant about Fetterman's tattoos, among other things. In an essay on NBC News on Sunday, Fetterman responded. According to the Hill , one of Carlson's comments—while decrying Fetterman as...

Carlson's 'Lunatic' Slam Helps Maren Morris Raise $100K

Singer brought in the cash for trans groups after Fox host insulted her amid Brittany Aldean feud

(Newser) - In a big "when life hands you lemons" move, Maren Morris has turned a feud with another performer's wife and a slam by Fox News' Tucker Carlson into a lucrative fundraiser for transgender rights. People walks back the timeline, noting that Brittany Aldean, an influencer and the spouse...

Carlson Asked Unexpected Person for Favor for His Son

'Washington Post' confirms emails from Fox host asking Hunter Biden for letter of recommendation to Georgetown

(Newser) - Late last year, reports began surfacing about an unconfirmed, eyebrow-raising email exchange between Hunter Biden and Fox host Tucker Carlson, who now regularly skewers the president's son on his program. The emails—originally leaked online by pro-Trump attorney Lin Wood after being found on a laptop said to have...

Tucker Carlson Addresses Alleged Gunman&#39;s Screed
Tucker Carlson Addresses
Alleged Gunman's Screed
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Tucker Carlson Addresses Alleged Gunman's Screed

Fox host distances self from 'diseased' suspect as critics pile on over 'replacement theory'

(Newser) - Tucker Carlson addressed the Buffalo mass shooting Monday night, asserting that his critics are off base in connecting views put forth on his Fox show to the suspected gunman. The alleged shooter wrote of "replacement theory" in a 180-page racist screed, and Carlson has frequently raised the subject in...

New York Times Digs Deep Into Tucker Carlson's World

Three-part series explores how he came to create what 'may be the most racist show in the history of cable news'

(Newser) - The New York Times has given Tucker Carlson plenty to vent about on his Fox show. The newspaper is out with a three-part deep dive into Carlson's life and career. As you might expect, it is not exactly flattering, and the main headline gets to the point: "How...

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