“So, you made that decision, and as I noted before, 15 congregants at a synagogue in New Jersey were arrested and charged for being in a synagogue together,” Carlson said. “Now, the Bill of Rights, as you well know, protects Americans, enshrines their right to practice their religion as they see fit and congregate together to assemble peacefully.”
“By what authority did you nullify the Bill of Rights in issuing this order? How do you have the power to do that?” the Fox News host then asked.
“That’s above my pay grade, Tucker,” the governor fired back. “So, I wasn’t thinking of the Bill of Rights when we did this. We went to all — first of all, we went to the scientists who said people have to stay away from each other.”
Carlson interjected: “I can tell” at the Murphy’s comment about the Bill of Rights.