Tucker Carlson Calls Combat Veteran Tammy Duckworth A ‘Coward’ For Not Debating Him

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Tucker Carlson restored his attacks on Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) on Tuesday, calling her a coward for not debating him on his TELEVISION show.

Previously today, the Fox News host explained Duckworth– an embellished veteran who lost her legs in combat in Iraq– as “deeply silly and unimpressive” and declared that she and other Democrats dislike America.

Does @TuckerCarlson wish to stroll a mile in my legs and after that inform me whether I enjoy America?

— Tammy Duckworth (@SenDuckworth) July 7,2020

On Tuesday, Carlson declared his show had actually gotten in touch with Duckworth’s office, however she was “too afraid to defend her own statements on a cable TV show.” He likewise stated Duckworth– whose family combated in every significant U.S. dispute, consisting of the Revolutionary War– had no grasp of Americanhistory

” To idiots like Tammy Duckworth, [George] Washington is simply some old white person who requires to be eliminated,” he stated.

Duckworth did not require Washington to be eliminated. In an interview on CNN on Sunday, she knocked President Donald Trump for concentrating on safeguarding statues, specifically Confederate memorials, in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic.

“His priorities are all wrong here,” she stated. “He should be talking about what we’re going to do to overcome this pandemic.”

When continued the statues problem, Duckworth stated there ought to be a “national dialogue on it at some point” after the coronavirus danger had actually passed. When asked particularly if Washington statues ought to be gotten rid of, she stated: “I think we should listen to the argument there.”

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