Tucker Carlson calls Sen. Duckworth a ‘coward’ and ‘fraud’

“The View” co-hosts discuss Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s criticism of the senator and former U.S. Army lieutenant colonel.
7:01 | 07/13/20

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Transcript for Tucker Carlson calls Sen. Duckworth a ‘coward’ and ‘fraud’
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