Tucker Carlson claims the powerful GOP pollster Frank Luntz is secret LIBERAL

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Tucker Carlson says Republican lawmakers are partially disconnected from their supporters because they listen to “conventional liberals” like Frank Luntz, who he accused of serving “leftist companies” like Google.

Fox News host targeted veteran GOP pollster Luntz after Axios quoted him last week as saying, “Republicans are more pro-immigrant than elites realize.”

Luntz said he led focus groups of potential voters and that he got the impression that the gap between Democrats and Republicans on hot-button issues like immigration and border security is not as wide as thought.

Carlson ridiculed Luntz on Friday for suggesting that Republicans support granting Dreamers permanent legal status, or undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as young children.

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Tucker Carlson (left) says Republican lawmakers are partly disconnected from their supporters because they listen to “conventional liberals” like Frank Luntz (right), who he accused of serving “left-wing companies” like Google.

The Fox News host blamed Luntz for suggesting that “Republican voters are in fact out to grant amnesty to as many foreigners as they can.”

Carlson said sarcastically, “They demand it right away!”

He then played a clip of an interview with Luntz in which the pollster says Trump supporters are in favor of providing the Dreamers with a ‘path to citizenship’.

Carlson accused Luntz of taking the same stance on immigration as Google’s, and that his views were applauded by “open-border activists.”

Luntz is ‘toadying for big corporations’ like Purdue Pharma, the maker of the highly addictive pain reliever OxyContin, which has been blamed for helping fuel the opioid epidemic.

The Fox News star also hit out at House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Luntz is a “close personal friend” of the Congressman, according to Carlson.

“That relationship gives Frank Luntz an inordinate influence on Republican Party policy positions,” Carlson said.

The prime time host also said Luntz is friends with President Biden.

Carlson ridiculed Luntz for claiming there was growing support among Republican voters for offering a path to citizenship to undocumented migrants.  The image above shows immigrant families climbing the banks of the Rio Grande after crossing the US-Mexico border in Roma, Texas on Friday.

Carlson ridiculed Luntz for claiming there was growing support among Republican voters for offering a path to citizenship to undocumented migrants. The image above shows immigrant families climbing the banks of the Rio Grande after crossing the US-Mexico border in Roma, Texas on Friday.

On Twitter, Luntz responded to the segment on Carlson's show by tweeting,

On Twitter, Luntz responded to the segment on Carlson’s show by tweeting, “That explains all the angry, misspelled messages in my inbox tonight.”

Last year, Luntz revealed that Biden “ came up to me and gave me the biggest hug ” after learning that the pollster suffered a stroke while leading a focus group in New Hampshire last January.

“Joe Biden is a nice man,” Luntz told MSNBC in October.

‘He’s a decent man. He has been through hell himself several times. ‘

On Twitter, Luntz responded to the segment on Carlson’s show by tweeting, “That explains all the angry, misspelled messages in my inbox tonight.”

In March, 172,331 migrants were taken into custody by US Customs and Border Guards. The figures are the highest recorded in 20 years.

A White House official told me CNN that the number of migrant children held in prisons by US Customs and Border Protection has fallen by nearly 84% in a month. On Wednesday, there were 954 children in CBP facilities, up from a peak of 5,767 on March 28.

President Biden has claimed that because the Trump administration waited so long to cooperate with the presidential transition – because Trump contested the election results – his transition team was unable to obtain information it needed from the relevant government agencies.

“We didn’t find out that they had fired a lot of people, that they were significantly understaffed,” said Biden.

According to Customs and Border Patrol data, the number of immigrants apprehended along the southern border has increased from 96,974 in February to 168,195 in March.

The last time the one-month arrests were that high was in March 2001. In addition, the Dutch DPA arrested 18,656 unaccompanied minors at the southern border in March, a record since at least October 2009 and doubling from February.

Republicans see the issue as one they can use to resolve the ways with voters in the midterms of 2022 and have heavily criticized Biden for it, most notably for refusing to call the situation a “ crisis. ” Biden used that word earlier this month when talking about the border, but the White House quickly backed down.

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