Tucker Carlson Provokes Controversy by Revisiting ‘Lies’ About George Floyd’s Death

Former Fox News host Tucker Carlson discussed George Floyd’s death and ex-policeman Derek Chauvin’s indictment for his homicide on his X (formerly Twitter) show on Friday.

The death of the African-American man in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 25, 2020 triggered nationwide demonstrations.

Carlson stated in new testimony that it is “indisputable” that the former Minneapolis police officer did not murder Floyd by kneeling for several minutes on his neck. Chauvin is serving a sentence of twenty years.

“In other words, George Floyd, according to the official autopsy, was not murdered. He died instead of what we used to call natural causes, which in his case would include decades of drug use, as well as the fatal concentration of fentanyl that was in his system on his final day. So this was not a killing, it was yet another narcotics OD in a country that records more than 100,000 of them every year. The medical examiner clearly understood that and, in fact, articulated it,” Tucker Carlson said.

Tucker discussed the testimony of Hennepin County Prosecutor Amy Sweasy, who claimed that an autopsy revealed no evidence of Floyd’s homicide.

According to Carlson, the 46-year-old died from narcotic use.

Sweasy stated in her deposition that Dr. Andrew Baker, the medical examiner who conducted the autopsy on George Floyd, lied about the actual cause of death. He allegedly informed her that the results did not align with the narrative held by the general public.

“In other words, everyone lied about it from the very beginning. The people who knew the truth hid the truth and allowed the revolution to proceed,” Carlson said.

Tucker’s podcast provoked a strong reaction among conservative commentators.

“The Derek Chauvin case will go down as one of the greatest injustices in the history of the American court system,” Matt Walsh said.

“Derek Chauvin did not murder George Floyd,” Jack Posobiec claimed.

“The craziest part of the Derek Chauvin story is that it’s been confirmed prosecutors faced ‘extreme pressure’ to charge Chauvin. Several attorneys opposed charging the ‘other three” officers and withdrew from the case due to ‘professional and ethical rules.’ It was, in other words, a lynching,” journalist Pedro Gonzalez argued.

“Hennepin County’s medical examiner said there ‘were no medical indications of asphyxia or strangulation’ — in other words, Chauvin’s knee did nothing to kill George Floyd,” Charlie Kirk said at the end of a lengthy post.

“From the beginning, everything you were told in 2020 was a lie,” he added.

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It looks like Tucker Carlson would agree.

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ItsJo
ItsJo
7 months ago

Finally, the ‘truth comes Out, although the agenda at the time, was to foment a “Race War, among blacks/whites that was used by making this ‘Druggie into the Hero of the Left’ What it did was cause rioting, looting, and the Divide Among American Citizens that was PUSHED by O/Holder, etal. at the time as they Know HOW TO USE this kind of incident to bring about what they wanted and A.G. Holder said it himself:

“We will NOT prosecute black on white crimes, but we WILL PROSECUTE WHITE ON BLACK CRIMES!”

That quote and Obama’s Agenda are readily available online for Anyone who wants the Truth of this timeline, to VERIFY this information! Let’s hope N/A will allow this posting, as I have Many articles on those who WERE involved, like the Mayor of Ferguson, who “allowed the rioting to go on…stating that she’s allowing those rioters to ‘have space to vent’….o k a y…so you see, all police were told to ‘Stand Down, as They became the targets of bricks, bottles thrown at them, as they were Not allowed to do their jobs-arresting these looting thugs!

Al Johnson
Al Johnson
7 months ago
Reply to  ItsJo

No doubt that Holder is a scumbag racist, but I’ve looked for that quote starting with ‘we will not prosecute’ in the Internet archives, wikiquotes and a number of search engines, video searches but could not find it, except in comments on a GatewayPundit web page. The source may have been purged from the Internet, but if you can find it and provide the main URL like xxxx dot com, many would probably be interested in seeing it.

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