Tucker Carlson Guest Gives Out Governor's Number

Host slammed 'dictatorial' Maine governor
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted May 1, 2020 3:13 AM CDT
Tucker Carlson Guest Gives Out Governor's Number
Maine Gov. Janet Mills speaks at a news conference where she announced new plans for the stay-at-home order and other measures to help combat the coronavirus pandemic, Tuesday, April 28, 2020, in Augusta, Maine.   (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)

(Newser) – An angry restaurateur shared the personal phone number of Maine Gov. Janet Mills on Tucker Carlson Tonight and urged Fox viewers to call her and complain. Rick Savage, who owns a restaurant and brewery in Bethel, told Carlson that he is planning to reopen on Friday despite Mills' decision to extend stay-at-home order until May 31, the Daily Beast reports. Carlson slammed the Democrat as the "the most incompetent dictatorial governor that I’ve seen in a long time." Mediaite reports that the host grinned and "only put up feigned resistance" as Savage read out Mills' number, saying he would "love" to share it "with everyone so they can give her a call directly." (Read more Tucker Carlson stories.)

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