Fox's Tucker Carlson says Trump's Ukraine call was inappropriate: 'There's no way to spin this"
Carlson in 2018 (Photo: Wikipedia)
In a sign that the right-wing media's relentless defense of President Donald Trump may be cracking, Fox News host Tucker Carlson published an op-ed with Daily Caller co-founder and publisher Neil Patel zinging Trump for his call with Ukraine's president.
"Donald Trump should not have been on the phone with a foreign head of state encouraging another country to investigate his political opponent, Joe Biden," Carlson and Patel wrote.
"Some Republicans are trying, but there's no way to spin this as a good idea."
Carlson and Patel added, "Like a lot of things Trump does, it was pretty over-the-top. Our leaders' official actions should not be about politics. Those two things need to remain separate.
Once those in control of our government use it to advance their political goals, we become just another of the world's many corrupt countries. America is better than that."
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