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Tucker: Officer Who Shot Ashli Babbitt Is Claiming He’s the Real Victim
Fox News Channel (FNC)

Name: Fox News Channel (FNC)


Tucker Carlson Tonight

Name: Tucker Carlson Tonight


Tucker Carlson

Name: Tucker Carlson

Employment: Fox News; Daily Caller

Position: Co-host; Editor-in-chief

Event location
08/26/2021 09:06 pm
JBDiaz (staff)
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RUSH TRANSCRIPT That s ░░░░░░░░ in just a moment ░░░░░░░░ first until today we ░░░░░░░░ t say could not ░░░░░░░░ who shot Ashley Babbitt ░░░░░░░░ death in the capitol ░░░░░░░░ on January 6th Now ░░░░░░░░ know the officer s ░░░░░░░░ not because the authority ░░░░░░░░ released it but because ░░░░░░░░ felt like revealing himself ░░░░░░░░ he did with this ░░░░░░░░ pathetic friends at NBC ░░░░░░░░ His name is Michael ░░░░░░░░ that name rings a ░░░░░░░░ you may have read ░░░░░░░░ in the paper because ░░░░░░░░ s the same Michael ░░░░░░░░ the capitol police officer ░░░░░░░░ left his loaded Glock ░░░░░░░░ loaded with no safety ░░░░░░░░ the men s room ░░░░░░░░ the capitol building in ░░░░░░░░ If you handle firearms ░░░░░░░░ a living you know ░░░░░░░░ s no greater sin ░░░░░░░░ that to leave it ░░░░░░░░ a men s room ░░░░░░░░ not report it But ░░░░░░░░ wasn t punished Reportedly ░░░░░░░░ his fellow officers at ░░░░░░░░ time that he would ░░░░░░░░ be punished He was ░░░░░░░░ He said he would ░░░░░░░░ Treated differently because of ░░░░░░░░ rank he was a ░░░░░░░░ buried in his interview ░░░░░░░░ NBC news that same ░░░░░░░░ Byrd explained why he ░░░░░░░░ and killed Ashley Babbitt ░░░░░░░░ see your arm out ░░░░░░░░ for a considerable amount ░░░░░░░░ time Were you wavering ░░░░░░░░ was taking tactical stands ░░░░░░░░ were ultimately hoping that ░░░░░░░░ commands will be complied ░░░░░░░░ and unfortunately they were ░░░░░░░░ When you fired what ░░░░░░░░ you see Where were ░░░░░░░░ aiming We are taught ░░░░░░░░ aim for center mass ░░░░░░░░ subject was sideways and ░░░░░░░░ could not see her ░░░░░░░░ motion of her hands ░░░░░░░░ anything So I guess ░░░░░░░░ movement you know caused ░░░░░░░░ discharge to fall where ░░░░░░░░ did And what did ░░░░░░░░ think this individual was ░░░░░░░░ at that moment She ░░░░░░░░ posing a threat to ░░░░░░░░ United States House of ░░░░░░░░ Tucker Oh she was ░░░░░░░░ a threat She was ░░░░░░░░ 2 she was unarmed ░░░░░░░░ were armed police and ░░░░░░░░ gear standing right next ░░░░░░░░ her on the other ░░░░░░░░ of the door and ░░░░░░░░ course within the chamber ░░░░░░░░ Michael Byrd was She ░░░░░░░░ not warned the tape ░░░░░░░░ that she was just ░░░░░░░░ but she was a ░░░░░░░░ That s what is ░░░░░░░░ you You d think ░░░░░░░░ fact again she was ░░░░░░░░ female who was 5 ░░░░░░░░ weighed 125 pounds soaking ░░░░░░░░ and had no weapon ░░░░░░░░ have suggested that she ░░░░░░░░ t a threat but ░░░░░░░░ to Michael Byrd no ░░░░░░░░ occurred to him Her ░░░░░░░░ points out that she ░░░░░░░░ not armed That s ░░░░░░░░ The fact you weren ░░░░░░░░ aware whether she was ░░░░░░░░ or not did not ░░░░░░░░ the decision making It ░░░░░░░░ not Tucker Yeah it ░░░░░░░░ t alter it at ░░░░░░░░ She was in arnhem ░░░░░░░░ I don t think ░░░░░░░░ execute unarmed protesters do ░░░░░░░░ We just did No ░░░░░░░░ has apologized for it ░░░░░░░░ s a hero And ░░░░░░░░ other circumstances imagine how ░░░░░░░░ married can media which ░░░░░░░░ seem to be the ░░░░░░░░ mortal arbiter in this ░░░░░░░░ at this point how ░░░░░░░░ they treat an officer ░░░░░░░░ this But Michael Byrd ░░░░░░░░ a member of the ░░░░░░░░ administration this might be ░░░░░░░░ for you to learn ░░░░░░░░ Byrd is the real ░░░░░░░░ here he s the ░░░░░░░░ victim In his interview ░░░░░░░░ NBC news Michael Byrd ░░░░░░░░ that he s the ░░░░░░░░ the real victim Can ░░░░░░░░ give us the nature ░░░░░░░░ some of those threats ░░░░░░░░ talked about you know ░░░░░░░░ me cutting off my ░░░░░░░░ you know very vicious ░░░░░░░░ cruel things Racist things ░░░░░░░░ were some racist attacks ░░░░░░░░ well It s all ░░░░░░░░ because I know I ░░░░░░░░ doing my job Given ░░░░░░░░ nature of the threats ░░░░░░░░ you describe come up ░░░░░░░░ you have any concern ░░░░░░░░ showing her face in ░░░░░░░░ yourself Of course I ░░░░░░░░ If that is a ░░░░░░░░ vital point and it ░░░░░░░░ something that is frightening ░░░░░░░░ believe I showed the ░░░░░░░░ courage on January 6th ░░░░░░░░ I showed the utmost ░░░░░░░░ by executing an unarmed ░░░░░░░░ without warning her first ░░░░░░░░ s the utmost courage ░░░░░░░░ we live in a ░░░░░░░░ where we let that ░░░░░░░░ that s courage no ░░░░░░░░ s not courage We ░░░░░░░░ argue about whether it ░░░░░░░░ justified or not Nobody ░░░░░░░░ arguing people are just ░░░░░░░░ him including were public ░░░░░░░░ members of Congress who ░░░░░░░░ ashamed of themselves But ░░░░░░░░ call that courage We ░░░░░░░░ the term Aaron Babbitt ░░░░░░░░ the husband,
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