Latest Pants on Fire! Fact-checks on Tucker Carlson Tucker Carlson stated on December 15, 2019 in an interview with the Atlantic: Says the Potomac River "has gotten dirtier and dirtier and dirtier and dirtier. I go down there and that litter is left almost exclusively by immigrants." Tucker Carlson stated on September 10, 2019 in a TV segment: Says John Bolton "fundamentally was a man of the left." Tucker Carlson stated on August 15, 2017 in comments on 'Tucker Carlson Tonight': "The United States ended slavery around the world, and maybe we should get some credit for that, too." Tucker Carlson stated on August 9, 2014 in a broadcast of "Fox and Friends Weekend.": "Far more children died last year drowning in their bathtubs than were killed accidentally by guns."