Fox News host Tucker Carlson airs photos of Chris Cuomo that showed the CNN anchor smoking a cigar at a Long Island restaurant without a mask
- Fox News’ Tucker Carlson aired images of Chris Cuomo in public without mask
- The CNN host was seen smoking a cigar at a restaurant said to be on Long Island
- Carlson aired the images in a bid to call out Cuomo for his criticism of people who disobey the rules when it comes to following guidelines amid the pandemic
- ‘Chris Cuomo calls us immoral for doubting the rules,’ Carlson said on his show
- ‘Again, we don’t judge Chris Cuomo, Chris Cuomo judges us,’ Carlson said
- Carlson aired the photos shortly after Cuomo called footage of President Trump removing his face mask at the White House ‘propaganda’
- Trump returned from Walter Reed Medical Center on Bethesda, Maryland, on Monday evening after his COVID-19 diagnosis
- Cuomo criticized Trump for flouting guidelines amid White House outbreak
- People on Twitter suggested Cuomo was hypocritical because he shared a video of reuniting with his family after ‘several weeks locked in his basement’ in April
Fox News host Tucker Carlson aired photos of Chris Cuomo that appeared to show the CNN anchor in public without a mask.
According to Carlson, the images of Cuomo were taken over the weekend and showed him at a restaurant with a cigar in hand.
The photos are believed to have been taken on Long Island.
Carlson aired the images in a bid to call out Cuomo for his criticism of people who disobey the rules when it comes to following guidelines amid the pandemic.
‘Chris Cuomo calls us immoral for doubting the rules,’ Carlson said on his show. ‘Again, we don’t judge Chris Cuomo, Chris Cuomo judges us,’ Carlson added.
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Fox News host Tucker Carlson aired photos of Chris Cuomo that showed the CNN anchor in public without a mask
According to Carlson, the images of Cuomo were taken over the weekend and showed him at a restaurant with a cigar in hand. The photos are believed to have been taken on Long Island
Carlson aired the images just hours after Cuomo was lampooned for labeling a video of President Donald Trump removing his face mask at the White House ‘propaganda,’ after he shared a similar video months ago.
Cuomo appeared on air shortly after Trump returned from Walter Reed Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland, to the White House via Marine One on Monday evening.
Upon his arrival, an infected Trump walked up the steps of the South Portico, removed his face mask and stared over the balcony as photographers snapped his picture.
Trump then disappeared into the White House, where staffers were present, and briefly returned to the balcony. He did not put his face mask back on during this time.
CNN reported that Trump’s ascent into the White House was for a reshoot as part of a potential campaign video, and Cuomo used this to level criticism at the president.
‘There he is, hair blown majestically. Reshooting the scene for his own ad,’ said Cuomo, adding ‘What a bunch of bull****.’
Cuomo scrutinized Trump for flouting face masks after numerous members of his inner circle, White House staffers, journalists and workers at the Cleveland presidential debate contracted COVID-19 after his diagnosis.
Carlson aired the images just hours after Cuomo was lampooned for labeling a video of President Donald Trump removing his face mask at the White House ‘propaganda’
Donald Trump, whose infection with COVID-19 was confirmed last week, removed his face mask on Monday night upon his arrival to the White House
‘He didn’t just walk in the White House one time with no mask tonight. He had his video crew capture that stupid scene again so he could put out propaganda,’ he said.
But on social media, a number of people pointed out that Cuomo had shared a comparable video that was accused of being ‘staged’ in April.
Cuomo, who contracted COVID-19 in March, filmed a video of himself reuniting with his wife and three children after ‘several weeks locked in his basement.’
Footage showed him walking up the stairs to greet his kids at his Hamptons mansion, three weeks after he went into ‘quarantine’ to recover from coronavirus.
‘All right,’ he said. ‘Here it is. The official re-entry. From the basement. Cleared by CDC, a little sweaty, just worked out. It happens. This is what I have been dreaming of. Literally for weeks.’
‘This is the dream. Just to be back up here doing normal things,’ he said as he embraced his wife Christina, who has also since recovered from COVID-19.
But he faced backlash when confessed during a interview on his Sirius XM radio show on April 13 that he had broken quarantine and left his basement on Easter.
During that time, an infected Cuomo got into a verbal altercation with a cyclist who called him out for not quarantining.
But on social media, a number of people pointed out that Cuomo had shared a comparable video that was accused of being ‘staged’ in April. Cuomo, who contracted COVID-19 in March, filmed a video of himself reuniting with his wife and three children after quarantining
On his radio show, Cuomo said he didn’t ‘want some jack*** loser, fat tire biker being able to pull over and get in my face and in my space and talk bull**** to me,’ said Cuomo. ‘I don’t want to hear it.’
The cyclist filed a police report against Cuomo and disparaged him on shows like ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ on Fox News.
Benny Johnson, Chief Creative Officer for Turning Point USA, noted that much of Cuomo’s criticisms of Trump could be applied to him.
Johnson wrote: ‘CNN’s Chris Cuomo, who: broke quarantine while COVID positive, got into a fight with a biker without a mask, likely infected his family with the virus, faked his emergence from his basement on air…
‘Is offended that President Trump took his mask off on his balcony.’
Others shared similar sentiments and wondered how Cuomo could be outraged.
‘Chris Cuomo was out in public while infected with COVID, got into an altercation with someone, yelled at them WHILE COVID + and had a police report filed on him. Please tell us more you [clown],’ one Twitter user wrote.
One man said he would ‘pass’ on Cuomo’s ‘holier than thou speech.’
Benny Johnson led critics on social media who recalled that Cuomo broke quarantine while infected with COVID-19 earlier this year
Caleb J. Hull, a communications strategist associated with the GOP, wrote: ‘Chris Cuomo was diagnosed with COVID-19, broke quarantine, didn’t wear a mask, put others in danger, got into a fight with a cyclist who called him out, then pretended nothing ever happened and threw a party when his “quarantine” was over.’
One person asked ‘why is he lecturing the rest of use about social distancing, mask-wearing and credibility?’
Another user added: ‘Remember when Chris Cuomo broke his quarantine while infected with COVID and went out into public and got in a heated altercation with a biker?? Mainstream was SILENT… ‘
On Monday, just four days after he tested positive with the deadly virus, he tweeted: ‘I will be leaving the great Walter Reed Medical Center today at 6:30 P.M. Feeling really good! Don’t be afraid of Covid.
‘Don’t let it dominate your life. We have developed, under the Trump Administration, some really great drugs & knowledge. I feel better than I did 20 years ago!’
Shortly after his message, doctors appeared outside the hospital to say that while Trump was not ‘out of the woods’, they were satisfied he could go home.
They refused to share details of his health, like when he last tested negative, citing medical privacy laws as reasons not to share information like the results of a lung scan.