Tucker Carlson Says Ted Cruz Is Wrong About Capitol Riot


Tucker Carlson opened Wednesday’s show by again mocking the idea that the storming of the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 was an “insurrection.” But this time he raised the stakes and criticized Republicans who talk about the event in stark and solemn words.

At one point, the Fox News host singled out Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) for criticism and accused him of repeating the “talking points” that President Joe Biden’s attorney general had “written.” Earlier in the day, Attorney General Merrick Garland spoke at the Department of Justice and discussed the storming of the Capitol. He called the incident “an unprecedented attack on the seat of our democracy.”

Carlson said that Republican senators are “busy repeating the talking points that Merrick Garland has written for them. Here’s one example.”

The host rolled a clip of Cruz speaking during a committee hearing…

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