Tucker Carlson defends his baseless conspiracy theory that the January 6 insurrection was an inside job

Carlson: “Does Twitter somehow have access to the FBI's personnel files?”

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

TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): Well, last night, clips from our show began to circulate on social media. The tech monopolies, which helped get Joe Biden elected, continue to work closely with the administration to control the news and information that you are allowed to see. Because it's America, right? 

Well, this piece of news, the one on our show last night was a problem for them so they tried to make it go away. Twitter appended the following note to our clip last night. Quote, “Federal law does not permit cooperating witnesses or informants to be charged with conspiracy, despite a baseless suggestion by Tucker Carlson that some co-conspirators of the January 6 attack were not charged because they were undercover FBI agents." End quote.

Let's think about this. Now, leave aside for a second the most obvious question that arises from the statement, which is, how would Twitter, which is a media company, not -- as far as we know -- a law enforcement agency be able to confirm our reporting last night was, quote, “baseless." How would they know that? Does Twitter somehow have access to the FBI's personnel files? We don't know. We hope someone finds out.