WASHINGTON — Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Monday released security video from the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, using footage provided exclusively to him by Speaker Kevin McCarthy to portray the riot as a peaceful gathering.
Carlson focused Monday’s segment on promoting former President Donald Trump’s narrative by showing video of his supporters walking calmly around the U.S. Capitol.
“The footage does not show an insurrection or a riot in progress,” Carlson told his audience Monday.
Taken as a whole, the video does not support the claim that Jan. 6 was an insurrection.
Carlson also said on his show Monday that Democrats lied about the death of Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick.
He played video that he said showed Sicknick walking around inside the Capitol after the mob attacked him.
In his letter to colleagues last month, Schumer warned that Carlson would use any clips from the riot to advance his own narrative. »