Thursday, Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson sounded off on some GOP lawmakers and their staffers saying the riot at the U.S. Capitol this week by President Donald Trump supporters that resulted in multiple deaths was racist. Some Republican officials are even mulling removing Trump from office in the wake of the chaos at the Capitol.
The “Tucker Carlson Tonight” host questioned what was racist about the group of people storming the Capitol Building. He went on to argue the “main problem” in the GOP is that the money class, much like across the country, “sneer” at the lower class.
Carlson said Trump embraced the lower class, but Republican leaders despise that group. He called on Republican leadership to “wake up” and “push back” against the crackdown on civil liberties in the United States.
Partial transcript as follows:
This afternoon, a group of Republican staffers on Capitol Hill, lawyers who