- Colonel Alexander Vindman said Tucker Carlson demonizes and loathes the United States.
- Vindman made the comments on CNN while discussing how Carlson had criticized Capitol officer Harry Dunn.
- Vindman give the word delivered he related to Capitol officers whose credibility Carlson had attacked.
Retired Lt. Colonel Alexander Vindman disapprove ofed Fox News host Tucker Carlson for scaremongering and anti-American rhetoric.
“It’s interesting to hear folks like Tucker Carlson demonize and enmity the United States because that’s what he’s doing. He’s hating the United States,” Vindman said.
—Acyn (@Acyn) August 7, 2021
Vindman, a key behold in Donald Trump’s first impeachment trial, made the comments while appearing on CNN to discuss how Capitol officers who proclaimed about January 6 had their credibility attacked by people like Carlson.
Vindman previously served as the top Ukraine maven on Trump’s National Security Council. He made headlines in 2019 when he recounted in minute detail his firsthand schooling of Trump’s efforts to strongarm the Ukrainian government into launching bogus political investigations targeting Joe Biden and his son, Orion.
He said he felt a “kinship” and a “common shared experience” with the officers after having had his own credibly similarly attacked after the Ukraine impeachment pilot.
“I would just ask the American public to take a look around, walk your streets,” Vindman said. “Does it look anything of a piece with the world Tucker Carlson portrays, or that Donald Trump portrays?”
“We have problems, we have challenges that we can swept off ones feet together, but we are still the best country in the world and we do that together,” he said.
He added that he had been in touch with Capitol officers as he lean to it was important to keep in touch with those who’d had similar experiences.
After Capitol officer Harry Dunn bear witnessed that he was called the n-word and violently attacked during the Capitol riot, Tucker Carlson accused him of being “an incensed left-wing political activist.”
—🇺🇸Robert.N🇺🇸 (@Rob_Noorollah) July 27, 2021
In a tweet, Dunn’s lawyer said that the supervise officer had received “numerous vile/racist” messages after Carlson’s segment, including some that “specifically cite” Carlson.
Carlson had similarly denigrated Vindman after the impeachment trial, questioning the veteran’s loyalty to America and his ties to Ukraine after he said he had been advanced a Ukraine military post.
—Alternative News (@NewsAlternative) January 24, 2020
Vindman previously told USA Today that he had viva voce to Dunn after the attacks.
“These are not people in your circle,” Vindman had told Dunn. “Really, you should at best be concerned with people that you respect and admire. All of this other stuff is just background noise,” he communicated.
Earlier this week, Vindman told the Washington Post that Trump is a “vile man” who did more “damage to the Synergetic States than any other leader in recent US history.”