Democrat says Tucker Carlson viewers telling his office US should side with Russia
Added 01-24-22 03:57:01pm EST - “A House Democrat asserted Monday that people have called his office claiming to be Fox News viewers and telling him the U.S. should be "siding with Russia"? as tensions between Russia and Ukraine? intensify.” - Thehill.com
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A House Democrat asserted Monday that people have called his office claiming to be Fox News viewers and telling him the U.S. should be "siding with Russia" as tensions between Russia and Ukraine intensify.
"My office is now getting calls from folks who say they watch Tucker CarlsonTucker CarlsonThe Hill's 12:30 Report: More of Biden's agenda teeters on collapse The Hill's Morning Report: Biden takes it on the chin Tucker Carlson extends influence on GOP MORE and are upset that we're not siding with Russia in its threats to invade Ukraine, and who want me to support Russia's 'reasonable' positions," Rep. Tom MalinowskiThomas (Tom) MalinowskiMomentum builds to prohibit lawmakers from trading stocks Jan. 6 brings Democrats, Cheneys together — with GOP mostly absent In their own words: Lawmakers, staffers remember Jan. 6 insurrection MORE (D-N.J.) said in a tweet on Monday afternoon.
Malinowski's office did not immediately respond to a request from The Hill seeking specific examples of the feedback it has received. Fox News also did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Tensions between the U.S. and Russia have increased in recent weeks as Russia has amassed at least 100,000 troops near Ukraine’s border, leading to fears of a possible invasion.
President BidenJoe BidenUS threatens sweeping export controls against Russian industries Headaches intensify for Democrats in Florida US orders families of embassy staff in Ukraine to leave country MORE said last week if Russia were to invade Ukraine, as it did in 2014, such an action would be met with swift and severe pushback from the United States.
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