US President Joe Biden slammed Republicans for endorsing Fox News’ attempts to downplay the seriousness of Capital Hill mob attacks.
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Downplaying the attack
US President Joe Biden slammed Republicans for endorsing Fox News’ attempts to downplay the seriousness of Capital Hill mob attacks. On January 6, 2022, the US Congress was in session to certify the election result of the 46th US presidential election. The Congress building was brutally attacked by an alleged supporter of then-US President Donald Trump.
Biden lambasted Republicans
On March 9, 2023, US President Joe Biden castigated the GOP and its leadership for trying to downplay the intensity of the January 6 attack. Biden stood behind the Capitol Hill police chief, who has accused the Fox News anchor of manipulating the security footage.
Joe Biden, in his tweet, slammed the Republican Party’s attempt to diminish or deny the hell that members of Congress went through on the January 6 attack. He added that more than 140 officers were seriously injured on that day.
Criticizing the House Republican’s attempt to undermine law enforcement, Biden said Republicans should be ashamed.
The Capitol Hill police chief, Thomas Manger, has criticized the Tucker Carlson show, which aired on Fox News this week, as misleading and filled with offensive conclusions.
The US president expressed his support for the statement of the US Capitol Hill police chief.
“Carlson hates Trump.”
New court filings have revealed that after the 2020 US presidential election, Tucker Carlson of Fox News said in a text message that he “passionately hated” Donald Trump.
Tucker Carlson, in a private message to his colleagues two days before his supporters stormed the US Capitol, expressed his dislike of Trump, according to a new court filing.