Carlson, who has one of the most most-watched shows on Fox News, has seen a fierce pushback against his comments, even on the Fox Network.
Christopher Hahn, who is one of the few Democratic guests to appear on Fox, lashed out at conservatives for trying to discourage others from taking the vaccine.
Hahn said: “People like Tucker Carlson, like Jim Jordan, like Mercedes right here now casting doubt on the fact that the government—or trying to convince people that the government is somehow watching you. That is very irresponsible!”
This didn’t sit well with Mercedes Schlapp, a former adviser in the White House under Donald Trump.
While Hahn was on his rant, Schlapp yelled back: “I’m not going to take this. You are not going to call me a liar and you are not going to call me a conspiracy theorist. You are not going to call Tucker Carlson a conspiracy theorist.”
Mercedes Schlapp: "You're not going to call Tucker Carlson a conspiracy theorist!"
Chris Hahn: "He is and you are!… https://t.co/3rwKkAHCEL
Despite the negativity from conservatives, the majority of Americans are said to be satisfied with the vaccine roll-out under president Biden with 66 per cent of the population said to approve of the administration's efforts.
Data suggest that more than 300 million people in the US have already received the vaccine, second only in the world to China.