Fox News host Tucker Carlson announced Wednesday that Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) Riot of Parliament A “violent terrorist attack” accusing ultra-conservative lawmakers of “repeating the issues written by Merrick Garland.”
Cruz, One of eight Republican Senators Those who opposed the recognition of President Joe Biden’s election on January 6, 2021 Depicted the wrath of faithful MAGA When he clearly described the attack on the US Capitol on Wednesday.
“This week is approaching a solemn anniversary,” Cruz said in a hearing of the Senate Parliamentary Rules Committee. “And it’s the anniversary of a violent terrorist attack on the Capitol, where law enforcement men and women show incredible courage, incredible courage, and for the Capitol. I saw him endangering his life. “
Those comments didn’t go well with Carlsson. Lead the person in charge While disregarding the January 6 riots Suggests that the Capitol attack is a “false flag” Organized by federal agents to “purge” conservative Americans.
The far-right Fox News star started the show Wednesday night, first targeting Attorney General Merrick Garland. For calling the riots caused by Trump “an unprecedented attack on our democratic seat.” After criticizing the Attorney General who vowed to hold the person responsible on January 6, Carlson hinted that the Justice Department had not deliberately tracked certain suspects involved in the riots.
“He didn’t mention the pipe bomber,” Carlson said and declared. Unidentified individual who left an explosive device Near the US Capitol. “The individual was caught on a surveillance tape. The pipe bomber had answered the phone several times. It’s traceable. Where is that person? Merrick Garland didn’t mention it.”
Conservative hosts “seem to care” that Republican senators are no longer on the DOJ’s radar, referring to another individual participating in an attack that has not been arrested or prosecuted. I wondered why.
“What are they busy doing? I repeat the point of the story Merrick Garland wrote for them,” he said before airing a clip of Cruz condemning the January 6 attack. saw.
“Now, let’s be honest,” Carlson declared. “Everyone who is conservative is grateful to Ted Cruz. You may not like him. But you have to thank him. He is legally smart. Good. He is one of the clearer people to serve in Congress, and probably the clearest. “
Cruz argued that he “did not use a single word by chance,” and Carlson said Cruz was a “lawyer,” and that “all words” that the Senator said were “intentionally used.” He then ridiculed the idea that when a sedition mob slammed a government seat to overthrow an election, anyone could reasonably think it was a riot.
“He described January 6 as a violent terrorist attack. In all things on January 6, it was definitely not a violent terrorist attack. It was not a riot.” Exclaimed Carlson. “Is it a riot? Of course. It wasn’t a violent terrorist attack. I’m sorry! So why are you telling us it was, Ted Cruz?”
He concluded that: You make us think, maybe Republicans are as worthless as we thought. That cannot be true. Rest assured, Ted Cruz. “
For more information, see The Daily Beast.
Put your top stories in your inbox every day. Sign up now!
Daily Beast Membership: Beast Inside digs deeper into the stories that matter to you. learn more.