Tucker Carlson May Get Slapped with Sanctions for Interviewing Vladimir Putin – EVOL

According to current and former members of the European Parliament, Tucker Carlson’s interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin could lead to the independent journalist being targeted for sanctions by EU parliamentarians.

Carlson visited Moscow this week and announced on Tuesday that he will “soon” release an interview with the Russian president

Guy Verhofstadt, a former Belgian prime minister and current member of the European Parliament, told Newsweek that Carlson’s work in Russia may land him in hot water with the EU.

The lawmaker, who has called for the EU to consider imposing a “travel ban” on Carlson, described him as “a mouthpiece” of former President Donald Trump and Putin, adding: “As Putin is a war criminal and the EU sanctions all who assist him in that effort, it seems logical that the External Action Service examine his case as well.”

Carlson explained his motivation for the interview in a video statement released on Tuesday.

Why I’m interviewing Vladimir Putin. pic.twitter.com/hqvXUZqvHX

— Tucker Carlson (@TuckerCarlson) February 6, 2024

“Most Americans have no idea why Putin invaded Ukraine or what his goals are now,” he said. “We are not here because we love Vladimir Putin….We are not encouraging



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