Johnson’s takedown comes at some point after courtroom paperwork revealed that Carlson and different community stars, together with Sean Hannity, ridiculed the election fraud lies being pushed by Donald Trump and his attorneys, however they instructed a special story on air.
The Fox Information community, in a press release to The New York Occasions, mentioned Dominion had “mischaracterized the document, cherry-picked quotes stripped of key context and spilled appreciable ink on info which can be irrelevant underneath black-letter ideas of defamation legislation.”
“So Tucker’s nonetheless mendacity,” Johnson mentioned.
“What does it say concerning the present state of the Republican Occasion, or the viewers, or the occasion itself, that Carlson continues to be mendacity even supposing he acquired busted, with receipts, but once more, being uncovered as a charlatan and a fraud and abject coward?”
Steele, in response, famous that Carlson by no means faces penalties for remarks just like the one from Thursday and added that Carlson ― and different hosts on the community ― push out “crap” to their viewers.