Tucker Carlson attempts to shut down Mexican-American lawyer by claiming he's from a country "controlled by the conquistadors"

Tucker Carlson attempts to shut down Mexican-American lawyer by claiming he's from a country "controlled by the conquistadors"

Carlson tells previously undocumented lawyer "we're not reporting you or having you like, taken out by force"

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From the July 30 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:

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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): As an American let me explain our system to you I know that you're here illegally.

[...]

CESAR VARGAS: As a nation, we have matured from only free, land-owner white people --

CARLSON: Don't hit me with the race crap, okay?

[CROSSTALK]

As a citizen of a country controlled by the conquistadors don't lecture me about that stuff.

[...]

CARLSON: I don't know what chutzpah is in Spanish, but for you sitting here illegally and we're not reporting you or having you like, taken out by force.

VARGAS: And you know what I got a green card now.

CARLSON: Oh, you do have a green card.

VARGAS: Yeah.

[...]

We're all Americans.

CARLSON: No you're not actually, you're a Mexican citizen I believe.

VARGAS: A Mexican-American and that's the pride of this great nation.

CARLSON: You know what you are, you're bold.

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