Fox News has announced that they have parted ways with Tucker Carlson, and they are not giving him a farewell show which suggests more details are coming.
Here is the statement from Fox News:
Shocking news from Fox: Tucker Carlson is out at the network. pic.twitter.com/NWfxQMCw3h
— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) April 24, 2023
Given that Fox rarely fires anybody, especially top-rated hosts for anything other than sexual misconduct, and factor in the lawsuit from Carlson producer Abby Grossberg detailing the discrimination and sexual harassment in Carlson’s office, there is a strong chance that there are more shoes to drop.
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Jason is the managing editor. He is also a White House Press Pool and a Congressional correspondent for PoliticusUSA. Jason has a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His graduate work focused on public policy, with a specialization in social reform movements.
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