Tucker Carlson was called out on Twitter Monday for the belittling way he cut off Fox News colleague Juan Williams during a discussion about President Joe Biden, taxes and economic growth.

Carlson, during an appearance on “The Five,” repeatedly yelled “got it, got it, got it” as Williams, a co-host on the show who has in the past attacked ex-President Donald Trump, tried to make a point.

“I’m going to tell you something,” said Williams, attempting to cut through Carlson’s bluster.

“No, you haven’t told me anything actually,” responded Carlson, who in recent weeks has sown doubt about COVID-19 vaccines, peddled anti-immigration rhetoric and accused ex-President Barack Obama of being a “racial arsonist.”

“Not one thing,” Carlson added.

He then emitted a strange, high-pitched laugh.

Carlson then cut to “The Five” co-host Dana Perino.

Watch the video here:

Just check out the amount of sneering and snickering disdain Tucker shows his colleague Juan Williams during this exchange, complete with his over-the-top laughter. pic.twitter.com/8QWyhGqbBW

— Justin Baragona (@justinbaragona) March 29, 2021

Critics questioned Carlson’s mocking cackle and suggested why he’d ended the discussion in such a way:

Watching this, it shows that Tucker has absolutely no fear of any reprisals for his behavior at Fox and he's the boss. He can treat any of his co-workers with however much disrespect he deems fit, and nobody can do anything about it.

— Justin Baragona (@justinbaragona) March 29, 2021

Demonic laughter…like an imp

— Karen Hunter (@karenhunter) March 29, 2021

Tucker doing cartoon villain weird stuff here. https://t.co/UWwVEsh4xK

— Patrick Heusinger (@heusinger) March 30, 2021

Like that creepy giggling he did all through the Jon Stewart interview back in the day? That’s his form of a comeback when he has no point and the toxic fumes of his gasbaggery are oozing from his nostrils.

— Natalie Finn (@natfinnonE) March 29, 2021

Tucker's whole schtick is being the stand-in for every old guy who is pissed the world is changing. It's why he constantly looks befuddled while asking, "Why is all of this happening? Why can't things just stay the same?"

— michael prelee (@michaelprelee) March 30, 2021

America's most-watched "news" man .. mind-boggling https://t.co/a9K0fB0Hkn

— Connor Hickox (@connorhickox) March 30, 2021

Tucker goes into a panic when actual facts are being spoken in front of him.

— Machine Pun Kelly (@KellyScaletta) March 29, 2021

@TuckerCarlson is the perfect combination of arrogance and ignorance. His response to Juan Williams proves it.

— Dr. Omekongo Dibinga (@omekongo) March 29, 2021

Tucker always laughs when the other person is about to make a point.

— Rick Claymore (@RPClaymore) March 30, 2021

Every day, @TheJuanWilliams goes to work with a white supremacist and has to decide, "Is today the day I call @TuckerCarlson a white supremacist on camera?" Apparently, it was not today but you gotta figure it's coming. https://t.co/bZQDFxRbz9

— Mike Selinker (@mikeselinker) March 30, 2021

Tucker is scared. The polls show that the American people are approving of what Biden is doing, especially compared to what the former president did. He knows what side of history he chose. He should be scared. History will judge him harshly.

— Ross Mathews (@helloross) March 30, 2021

Watching Tucker Carlson demean & denigrate Juan Williams on "The Five" just for telling the truth about GDP growth, is yet another reminder of how much of a White Supremacist Tucker Carlson really is.

— Jake Lobin (@JakeLobin) March 30, 2021

Typically on these Fox panel set ups, there's a better display of civility where they only speak during their time and, for the most part, stay silent while others are speaking. But Tucker Carlson is used to acting as Supreme Jerk on air. Of course he'd target Williams, too.

— Susan Bordson (@susanbordson) March 29, 2021

Carlson hasn’t had to defend himself on-air in 5 yrs the way Juan Williams made him defend himself tonight didn’t go well for Carlson and I guarantee he’ll refuse to appear on The Five going forward

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