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Tucker: Did Christine Ford Claim She's Afraid Of Flying to Delay Senate Hearing?


Fox News host Tucker Carlson raised questions about Brett Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford's purported fear of flying during a wide-ranging monologue on Monday night.

Carlson said that last week Ford "told senators that she couldn't come to Washington to testify because she was afraid to fly on airplanes."

"This fear she explained is a direct result of being groped over her clothes by Brett Kavanaugh back in high school in the 80s," Carlson said.

"As one of her friends told The Washington Post, airplane cabins remind Ford of the trauma, they're quote, 'the ultimate closed space where you cannot get away.' "

"But wait, is this true?" Carlson said. "Ford has relatives on the East Coast. According to published accounts, she's been here recently. Did she drive back and forth to California every time she visited?"

"We don't know," he said. "Then last week, The New York Times reported that Ford did graduate work at the University of Hawaii. That's on an island thousands of miles in the Pacific. How exactly did she get there?"

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