Tucker Carlson suggested an audit of Volodymyr Zelenskyy's finances after the US approved another $800 million Ukraine aid package
Newshost Tucker Carlsonhas suggested that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's finances be audited.
- Carlson made the suggestion during a segment on the Biden administration's new
Fox News host Tucker Carlson has suggested that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's finances be audited following the latest injection of US aid for Ukraine.
"The White House has sent more than a billion dollars to
The host was likely referring to the Biden administration's recently announced aid packages for Ukraine — unveiled on Thursday and April 14 — and Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen's pledge of $500 million to fund the country's administration.
"Shouldn't we have an audit of Zelenskyy's finances first?" Carlson suggested.
"Ooh, shut up, that's Russian disinformation!" he added, making a quip about those who have criticized his stances on the Ukraine conflict.
Carlson has been known to echo Russian President Vladimir Putin's talking points on his show. A leaked Kremlin war memo that was reported on in March noted that the Kremlin viewed Carlson as a prime subject to be featured on Russian state media.
Meanwhile, Russian state media have aired clips of Carlson and Rep. Madison Cawthorn as part of its anti-Ukraine propaganda. Cawthorn said in March that he thought the Ukrainian government was "very vile" and "well known for corruption."
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