Tucker Carlson left Fox News immediately.

Carlson resigned after Fox News Channel settled a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit filed by Dominion Voting Systems just before their highly publicized trial.

Fox executives and anchors, including Carlson and Sean Hannity, have sent emails and messages to the trial in recent months

that suggested they intentionally spread misleading information about the election and Dominion's role.Dominion attorney Justin Nelson said the case settled for $787.5 million.

Fox stated: “We are pleased to have reached a settlement of our dispute with Dominion Voting Systems. We accept the Court's Dominion judgments.

Fox maintains the highest journalistic standards with this deal. We trust that settling this dispute with Dominion amicably

Before Tucker Carlson Tonight, Carlson was a political commentator for Fox News since 2009.he cohosted CNN's debate-style program Crossfire. From 2005 to 2008, he hosted MSNBC's Tucker.