Chris Hayes Tears Apart Tucker Carlson's AR-15 Advice Following Trump Indictment

The MSNBC anchor asked why Carlson would suggest that Fox News viewers hold on to their guns amid the former president's legal woes.

MSNBC’s Chris Hayes is questioning why Fox News host Tucker Carlson would suggest that gun owners hold on to their AR-15-style rifles in the wake of Donald Trump’s indictment this week.

On Friday, Hayes played clips of various Fox News personalities’ reactions after a Manhattan grand jury indicted the former president for his role in a hush-money payment to a porn actor.

The footage showed Jesse Watters saying the indictment “lights a fire” under the country, Jason Whitlock urging viewers to get “ready for whatever’s next,” and Carlson remarking that it’s “probably not the best time to give up your AR-15.”

“Why not? Why’s he saying that?” Hayes asked.

“The implication is you have the AR-15 so that you can shoot at, kill, maim — who? Fellow citizens? Agents of the state? Why do you have them? Who are you going to shoot?”

Carlson had made the comment after conservative activist Ned Ryun, a guest on his Fox News show, said the U.S. was on the path to “a one-party state and authoritarian government.”

These remarks accompanied a number of others from Fox News personalities as they predicted potential acts of violence in the wake of Thursday’s indictment.

(H/T Mediaite)

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