Tucker Carlson has finally weighed in on rumors he’ll be running for President.
It only took one video to make Carlson’s position on his future in politics.
And Tucker Carlson delivered this major announcement about his plans for 2024.
Recently a new Political Action Committee called the “Draft Tucker Carlson PAC” started running videos on social media encouraging Americans to sign up for an effort to pressure Tucker Carlson to enter the 2024 race for President.
A little digging reveals two GOP operatives behind the PAC: GOP consultant Charlie Kolean and failed Congressional candidate Chris Ekstrom.
In an interview with The Hill, the pair claimed their goal is to move the GOP Primary debate to the Right.
“I’m very concerned that they’re going to not move the debate as far right as it ought to be,” Ekstrom claimed. “If Tucker Carlson entered the race in a reasonable amount of time and just continued in the same territory that he was covering at Fox, I think that’d be a rude awakening for both President Trump and Governor DeSantis.”
“I think it will move the conversation to the Right, just in a macro way, with candidates taking more solid stances rather than being like a moderate Republican,” Kolean chimed in.
But the man himself is less than impressed with that scheme.
According to a source Carlson is concerned his fans and supporters will end up donating to a PAC one of his associates pronounced a “scam.”
“From source close to Carlson: ‘Tucker has no intention of running for President and doesn’t want anyone donating to this scam PAC,’” the Daily Caller reported.
These days every election cycle, PACs spring up named after a popular figure in conservative grassroots politics in their name.
That gives them the impression they are an official way conservatives funnel their money to help elect either that person or similar candidates.
Unfortunately, many of those “scam PACs” are merely get-rich-quick schemes for unethical consultants who end up paying themselves for an endless cycle of fundraising and lining their own pockets with donations.
Carlson has already made it clear he plans to recreate his show on Twitter.
Now it seems he’s putting the word out through his allies that he considers this effort to draft him into the Presidential campaign a scam.
Political Animal News will keep you up-to-date on any new developments in this ongoing story.