Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson ripped CNN Monday amid the network’s attempt to exploit claims the National Security Agency (NSA) unmasked Carlson and leaked his communications to the media while seeking an interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
“I’m not mad at anyone at Fox,” he retorted to CNN when the network reached out for comment.
“If I was, I’d say so. I’m mad at you for lying relentlessly,” Carlson said. “What a loathsome person you are. Please print that.”
CNN reported “sources” at Fox News said Carlson was “furious” with management for “not backing him up” on the claims the NSA is spying on the host. “Tensions are sky high,” the alleged person purportedly told CNN.
“Another source pointed out that Carlson has ‘always had tension with’ management, but said right now he’s ‘extra pissed,’” CNN continued.
CNN drumming up conflict comes after Tucker Carlson wrote that “Late this spring, I contacted a