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Tucker Carlson Skeptical of COVID-19 Vaccine

Carlson said he felt the rollout of the vaccine to high-level government officials and front line medical personnel was “too slick.”

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Talk show host Tucker Carlson does not trust the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Carlson called the effort “false” and “too slick” during his show on Wednesday.

“This stuff is great,” Carlson said. “A lot of famous people say so. Just the other day, the guy who played Gandalf in The Lord of the Rings series got the vaccine. As on any media tour, the paparazzi were there for the dramatic moment when they stuck the needle in his arm.”

Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence received the coronavirus vaccine during a White House event aimed at convincing skeptical Americans that the vaccines are safe. Pence’s wife, Karen, and Surgeon General Jerome Adams also got the vaccine on Friday.

“So how are the rest of us supposed to respond to a marketing campaign like this?” Carlson said. “Nervously, if you are strongly supportive of vaccines, and we are. Even if you recognize how many lives have been saved because of vaccines, and we do. It all seems a bit much, it feels false because it is, it’s too slick.”

He called out philanthropist Melinda Gates for a CNN interview in which she said it was important to target misinformation.

The Food and Drug Administration said shipments of Moderna’s vaccine will begin this weekend if the FDA grants emergency use authorization.

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Piers Morgan Explains Good Morning Britain Exit To Tucker Carlson

“Morgan also gave aspects concerning his decision to depart the show, which came down to his unwillingness to apologize for his comments on Meghan.”

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Former “Good Morning Britain” host Piers Morgan made his first public appearance since departing the show last month when he was a guest on Tucker Carlson’s Fox Nation show “Tucker Carlson Today.” 

The Hill relayed the comments from the interview as Morgan didn’t change his stance on criticizing statements made by Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, and her husband, Prince Harry, during their interview with Oprah Winfrey. 

Furthermore, Morgan touched on what happened on the morning show’s set when weatherman Alex Beresford confronted him on the comments directed towards the couple. 

“It was an outrage. I wasn’t allowed to have an opinion that I didn’t believe what she was saying, even though it was clear to me in real-time as I was watching the interview that there were a number of things which couldn’t be true,” Morgan told Carlson.

“I was angry in the moment that he was trying to personalize this, make it I had some personal vendetta about Meghan Markle, which I don’t. And I came back. And we then had a pretty lively and quite enlightening, like half hour debate about this.”

Morgan also gave aspects concerning his decision to depart the show, which came down to his unwillingness to apologize for his comments on Meghan.

“I should be able to be a journalist and question the veracity of those statements. And frankly, I should be allowed in a democracy that values freedom of speech; I should be allowed to say, I’m sorry, I don’t believe you. But I wasn’t. I wasn’t allowed to do that,” Morgan said.

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Sebastian Gorka Gets New Show At Newsmax TV

“During his time in the Trump administration, Gorka was a staunch defender of its positions on national security and foreign policy.”

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Former Trump White House strategist turned media star, Sebastian Gorka, will debut his new show on Newsmax TV Sunday. Reality Check will air at 7:00 pm ET (with a rebroadcast at 10:00 pm ET).

“Newsmax is the new force for truth in the face of a morally bankrupt legacy media,”said Gorka. “I am honored to join Chris Ruddy’s sterling team. There is a good reason that Newsmax’s daily shows are scaring legacy competitors, and our new weekly show.”

Gorka hosts a nationally syndicated radio show distributed by the Salem Radio Network.

During his time in the Trump administration, Gorka was a staunch defender of its positions on national security and foreign policy.

“There is a good reason that Newsmax’s daily shows are scaring legacy competitors, and our new weekly show,” Gorka said. “The Gorka Reality Check, will reveal the truth behind the most important stories our loyal viewers need to be aware of in order to stop the radical Left.”

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High Praise for Hunter Biden Memoir from CNN’s Brian Stelter

“I’ll tell you what, I’ve read a lot of memoirs, I’ve never read a memoir like this one before,” Stelter told viewers.

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CNN’s Brian Stelter hailed Hunter Biden’s new memoir as “extraordinary” and “breathtaking” during his show Reliable Sources Sunday.  Among the revelations in his new book, the 51-year-old son of the president writes that he first bought crack cocaine at age 18. He first fell in love with alcohol in high school and started drinking heavily after work in his 20s.

“I’ll tell you what, I’ve read a lot of memoirs, I’ve never read a memoir like this one before,” Stelter told viewers. “Take out the last name Biden, this is about addiction, and how to help people and it’s going to resonate for that reason.”

Biden writes that his addictions entered a particularly dark phase after Beau died of brain cancer in 2015.

“You’ve heard all the tabloid coverage, you think you know his story, we know that right-wing media is obsessed with him,” Stelter said. “This book. This book is about addiction. About how many times Hunter Biden could have died, the president’s son, it’s breathtaking.”

President Joe Biden’s son Hunter dodged several questions in a new interview about his laptop that was seized by the FBI in 2019.

Hunter Biden told CBS News in an interview clip released on Friday that he has “no idea whether or not” the laptop belongs to him, but acknowledged that it was “certainly” a possibility, before raising several other theories.

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