Fox News host Tucker Carlson said on his show Monday night that the same deep state Republicans have said they distrust may be responsible for the intelligence that Iran military general Qasem Soleimani was planning an imminent attack against U.S. assets.
Just the other day, our intel agencies were considered politically tainted and suspect. These are the people who invented excuses to spy on the Trump campaign, purely because they didn’t like the candidate’s foreign policy views, and then pretended he was a Russian agent in order to keep him from governing,” Carlson said.
“It seems like about 20 minutes ago, we were denouncing these people as the Deep State and pledging never to trust them again without verification,” he continued. “But now, for some reason, we do trust them, implicitly and completely.”
Carlson questioned the wisdom of trusting the intelligence community, pointing out that there was much more profit for the government in war than in peacetime.
“Maybe this will turn out all right,” Carlson said, adding that he prayed it would and loved his country. “But in the meantime, pardon the skepticism.”
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