During a news conference on Tuesday, Garland was asked for his thoughts on Carlson’s coverage of January 6. While he initially said he didn’t want to get into it, he ended up repeating a false claim about officer deaths that day.
"The Jan. 6 investigation is the largest in the history of the department," one reporter's question began. "On television last night, one program aired some video, characterized it as sightseeing by a bunch of people coming into the Capitol who revered it. You’ve seen the video. What’s your reaction to it?"
“So I don’t want to comment on any particular reports,” he responded. “I
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