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Title: Tucker Carlson Uncovers Election-year Request From Bill Clinton to Tony Blair
Post by: mystery-ak on October 08, 2019, 10:52:56 AM
Tucker Carlson Uncovers Election-year Request From Bill Clinton to Tony Blair
Leah Barkoukis

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Posted: Oct 08, 2019 7:30 AM

On his Fox News show Monday night, Tucker Carlson said it took his team only 15 minutes of searching to find evidence of former President Bill Clinton asking then-U.K. Prime Minister Tony Blair for a political favor…during an election year.

“You’ve heard endlessly on cable news that it is unprecedented the president would seek political gain from a conversation with a foreign leader. Well, turns out, it has happened before,” Carlson said.

“Back in 2000, President Bill Clinton had a conversation with Tony Blair of the U.K. and asked him to intercede in a dispute between British Airways and two carriers. The president, at the time, was much more direct than President Trump was in his conversation.

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https://townhall.com/tipsheet/leahbarkoukis/2019/10/08/tucker-carlson-uncovers-electionyear-request-from-bill-clinton-to-tony-blair-n2554331