Tucker Carlson Laughing At Ted Lieu's Remarks Viewed Over 1 Million Times

A video where Tucker Carlson laughed at Democratic Congressman Ted Lieu for telling a Republican representative to "take your racist replacement theory and shove it," has been viewed more than 1 million times on social media.

Controversial Fox News host Carlson hit out at the California representative, who had earlier this month responded to controversial comments made by Pennsylvania Republican Rep. Scott Perry that "native-born Americans" are being replaced.

Rep. Lieu said in a tweet, posted on April 15: "Dear @RepScottPerry: Native-born Americans like you are no more American, and no less American, than an immigrant like me.

"And with every passing year, there will be more people who look like me in the US. You can't stop it. So take your racist replacement theory and shove it."

Dear @RepScottPerry: Native-born Americans like you are no more American, and no less American, than an immigrant like me. And with every passing year, there will be more people who look like me in the US. You can’t stop it. So take your racist replacement theory and shove it. https://t.co/By1d2OBzv9

— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) April 15, 2021

During a segment on his show on Wednesday night, Carlson said: "Now Perry was making an argument that we have often made because it's true and that is that Democrats are using mass immigration to transform the country to change who votes, so they can control who wins."

He later referred to Rep. Lieu's tweet and said: "In other words, you're being replaced and there is nothing you can do about it."

Carlson then started to laugh hysterically before adding: "Luckily with people like Ted Lieu in charge they're not going to get a lot done. Guy's a moron."

An edited 7-second clip of Carlson laughing was later shared by Vox reporter Aaron Rupar and has now been viewed more than 1.3 million times. It has also been liked more than 16,500 times and retweeted on some 2,030 occasions.

Rep. Lieu quote tweeted Rupar's post and said: "That is a maniacal laugh."

That is a maniacal laugh. https://t.co/7kfI18qUuD

— Ted Lieu (@tedlieu) April 22, 2021

Carlson has previously found himself at the center of controversy for promoting the "replacement" conspiracy theory on his program, Tucker Carlson Tonight.

His comments have been praised by white supremacists and Holocaust deniers, including Nick Fuentes who tweeted his support for Carlson but also criticized the TV host.

He said: "Of course replacement migration is obviously racial and Tucker probably understands that but is unwilling to say it, maybe because he would get fired if he did."

The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) said it was concerned about Carlson's remarks about the racist theory and sent a letter to Fox News earlier this month.

ADL CEO Jonathan A. Greenblatt said: "It was shocking to hear this kind of open-ended endorsement of white supremacist ideology from an anchor and commentator on your network. At ADL, we believe in dialogue and giving people a chance to redeem themselves, but Carlson's full-on embrace of the white supremacist replacement theory on yesterday's show and his repeated allusions to racist themes in past segments are a bridge too far."

Tucker Carlson laughed at Ted Leiu's remarks
Tucker Carlson laughed at Ted Leiu's remarks durng a segment of his show. In this photo, Fox News host Tucker Carlson discusses 'Populism and the Right' during the National Review Institute's Ideas Summit at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel March 29, 2019 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla / Staff/Getty