Tucker Carlson, the host of Tucker on X, achieved trending status amid news that President Donald Trump would consider Carlson to be his running mate in 2024. Presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy said that Carlson should have been moderating Wednesday’s Republican debate alongside Elon Musk and Joe Rogan.
Legendary Washington journalist Tucker Carlson hosted the top-rated Tucker Carlson Tonight show on Fox News before getting fired for being too righteous, giving him the distinction of hosting a show on all three major cable news networks. His current show on X is the highest-rated show of his career, and President Donald Trump would not rule Tucker out for the job of vice president, according to President Trump’s remarks in his radio appearance with Clay Travis and Buck Sexton.
“First of all, I did my first, you could call it counter-programming, but I won’t call it that — but Tucker wanted to do an interview during the first debate. And I think you know … we broke every record in history. I think it hit over 300 million people. But it was for that evening over 207 million, then got to 275 million within a day or two,” President Trump said.
“I like Tucker a lot! I guess I would. I think I’d say I would, because he’s got great common sense. You know, when they say that you guys are conservative, or I’m conservative, it’s not that we’re conservative, it’s that we have common sense,” President Trump said.
Vice president is a mostly ceremonial job that breaks ties in the Senate. A vice president can actually stop the certification of a fraudulent election but Mike Pence betrayed America and decided not to use the “Pence Card” after he consulted with former vice president Dan Quayle, who famously failed to spell the word potato. Surely, Tucker would have to fully commit to protecting election integrity if President Trump chooses him for the ticket in 2024.
The Republican presidential debate was put together by NBC News, the Republican Jewish Coalition, Rumble, and an RNC-handpicked network called Salem Media Group which placed Hugh Hewitt as a very quiet moderator. NBC claimed that it had full editorial control over the debate questions, essentially proving that
Tucker has been trending on X. Here is evidence of his “What’s happening” status from 4:13 AM ET on Thursday November 9:
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