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Trump whisperer? Tucker Carlson advice to Trump: War with Iran not ‘in anyone’s interest’

Trump whisperer? Tucker Carlson advice to Trump: War with Iran not ‘in anyone’s interest’

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In the upper echelons of the Trump administration, hawkish voices on Iran predominate – most notably Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton. But as tensions between the U.S. and Iran have escalated over the last few weeks, there’s been another, far different voice in the president’s ear: that of Fox News host Tucker Carlson. A source familiar with the conversations told The Daily Beast that, in recent weeks, the Fox News host has privately advised Trump against taking military action against Iran. And a senior administration official said that during the president’s recent conversations with the Fox primetime host, Carlson has bashed the more “hawkish members” of his administration. While some Fox News hosts have argued that a conflict with Iran would be justified, Carlson has consistently criticized U.S. military intervention abroad, particularly in the Middle East. In recent weeks, he has questioned whether war with Iran would be “in anyone’s…
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