Tucker Carlson’s Source For “FBI Plotted Riot” Claims Is Man Fired By Trump WH For Links To White Nationalists

The Washington Post reports:

The Fox News host was elevating a story written for the website Revolver by a former Trump administration official (later fired for links to white nationalists) arguing that “unindicted co-conspirators” referred to in Justice Department charging documents referred to government law enforcement agents.

In other words, that the references implied a significant intertwining of FBI agents in the violence that day. But, as The Washington Post’s Aaron Blake reported, that term wouldn’t apply to FBI agents, and the “co-conspirators” identified by Carlson were at times clearly identifiable.

One, for example, was obviously a suspect’s wife, based on the available information. Marrying someone for a long-game sting operation would be quite a level of commitment.

Read the full article. As I reported in November 2020, Darren Beattie was fired by the Trump administration in 2018 for attending a white nationalist meeting only to be appointed a commission that helps preserve sites related to the Holocaust.