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Fox's Carlson Calls White Supremacy 'A Hoax.'

August 07, 2019 - 3:30 pm

By DAVID BAUDER AP Media Writer

NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News host Tucker Carlson is under fire for his comments declaring white supremacy a hoax.

Carlson said on his prime-time show on Tuesday that he'd never met anybody who considered white supremacy to be a good idea. He made his remarks a day before President Donald Trump visited El Paso, Texas, where a white gunman who had written an anti-Hispanic rant killed 22 people over the weekend.

The Anti-Defamation League says that Carlson is using his platform to push out prejudice and doesn't deserve a spot on a major news network.

There was no immediate response on Wednesday from Fox News Channel.

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