Latest 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 November 7, 2019 in Tucker Carlson Tonight: Says Marie Yovanovitch was "dishonest" when she claimed under oath that she never personally responded to an email from a Democratic staffer. But "in fact, it turns out that she did respond." 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 February 8, 2018 in a tweet: "There are more immigrants in our country right now than any other time." 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 October 2, 2014 in a broadcast of Fox News' "Outnumbered": Democrats give "Newports to the homeless to get them to the polls." 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."