Tucker Carlson dismisses E. Jean Carroll: "These aren't serious statements from a rape victim"

Tucker Carlson dismisses E. Jean Carroll: "These aren't serious statements from a rape victim"

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From the June 25, 2019 edition of Fox News' Tucker Carlson Tonight:

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TUCKER CARLSON (HOST): And yet, according to The Atlantic and HuffPo and Stephen Colbert and countless other arbiters of American news, Carroll’s allegation against the president, which is a felony, is quote credible. It’s a credible accusation. Harvard graduate Lawrence O’Donnell was so impressed by it that he gave Carroll half his show. 

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“I wish I’d asked for his tax returns, I won’t bring criminal charges because it would disrespect women at the border who are getting raped 24/7” end quote. Come on. This is absurd. These aren’t serious statements from a rape victim. They are wacky soundbites from someone trying to sell a book. 

Previously:

Fox News has spent just four minutes covering E. Jean Carroll’s report Trump sexually assaulted her

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Tucker Carlson: Sexual assault survivors not coming forward sooner makes them responsible for further assaults

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