Tucker Carlson attacks federal recognition of Juneteenth, claims it will “supplant” Fourth of July

Carlson: “Starting this Saturday, our country is getting a new Independence Day to supplant the old one”

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Citation From the June 16, 2021, edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight

TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): Starting this Saturday, our country is getting a new Independence Day to supplant the old one, which people like Lori Lightfoot complained was racist. Not a single member of either party in the Senate opposed it. Republicans, in fact, cosponsored the resolution. “Happy that my bill to recognize Juneteenth as a national holiday just passed the Senate," wrote John Cornyn, a supposedly conservative senator from Texas.