Jannah Theme License is not validated, Go to the theme options page to validate the license, You need a single license for each domain name.

Murdochs spoke with Zelensky weeks before Tucker Carlson was fired

Fox Corporation Chairman and News Corp Executive Chairman Rupert Murdoch held a call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky just weeks before Tucker Carlson was fired, where they discussed the Ukrainian war and the anniversary of the death of Fox News journalists in Ukraine last March, according to a report on Monday.

Semafor reported that the call was similar to one Zelensky had with his son, Fox Corporation executive chairman and chief executive Lachlan Murdoch on March 15, which Zelensky revealed on a national broadcast.

The conversations took place just weeks before the firing of Carlson, who was the network’s most vocal critic of billions of US taxpayer dollars that went to prop up Ukraine.

The report stated, “Senior Ukrainian officials had made their objections to Carlson’s coverage known to Fox executives, but Zelenskyy did not raise it during calls with the Murdochs, according to a person familiar with the details of the calls.”

Carlson previously called Zelensky a “dictator,” according to the report.

THE Washington Post reported that the elder Murdoch “was troubled by Carlson’s stance on Ukraine”. A graphic on Carlson’s show had called Zelensky a “Ukrainian pimp,” according to the newspaper.

Semafor also reported that the New York Post And the wall street journal the editorial pages – “mouthpiece for the Murdoch family” – have regularly criticized Republicans who oppose the war. THE the wall street journalDeSantis’ editorial board called DeSantis’ description of the war his “first mistake.”

According to the report, “the most moderate pro-Ukrainian members of the Republican caucus” “are not hiding their relief” at Carlson’s departure, citing Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) and the chairman of the US Foreign Affairs Committee. Chamber, Michael McCaul (R-TX).

A senior Republican congressional official told Semafor that Carlson “frightened many members into not fully supporting Ukraine” and that his departure “probably reduces the strongest voice against US support.”

Follow Breitbart News’ Kristina Wong on TwitterTruth Social or on Facebook.


Not all news on the site expresses the point of view of the site, but we transmit this news automatically and translate it through programmatic technology on the site and not from a human editor.

Back to top button