When pressed about the racism of Rep. Steve King, Tucker Carlson says King "didn't call for an ethnostate"
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From the February 1 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:
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CHRIS HAHN: I also think there are lots of people in politics right now, like Steve King in Iowa, who need to go immediately, because I think we have too many people that play around with racism in this country and get to stay.
TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): OK, but what about -- I mean, calling for a black ethno-state -- and I'm not exaggerating, we've explained it many times in detail on this show -- maybe there's an argument in favor of that. I don't know what it would be. But why is that OK? I mean Steve King, whatever he said, he didn't call for an ethno-state, and Keith Ellison did.
HAHN: Well, he called himself a white nationalist, but --
CARLSON: No, I don't know that he called it -- whatever, I'm not here to defend Steve King, I'm saying he didn't say that, and Keith Ellison did, and he's the number two man in your party, so, like, what -- I mean, why is that all right?