Fox News’s Laura IngrahamLaura Anne IngrahamTrump's July 4 weekend comes with COVID-19 backdrop Trump dings CNN, 'Morning Joe' ratings as Tucker Carlson sets record South Dakota governor: Masks are optional at Mount Rushmore event Trump's attending MORE dismissed the idea of reparations for the descendants of slaves on her podcast Thursday as “do-overs,” according to the Daily Beast.

Ingraham played a clip Thursday of author Ta-Nehisi Coates blasting Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellOn The Money: Trump administration releases PPP loan data | Congress gears up for battle over expiring unemployment benefits | McConnell opens door to direct payments in next coronavirus bill Trump renews culture war, putting GOP on edge The Hill's Coronavirus Report: The Hill's Reid Wilson says political winners are governors who listened to scientists and public health experts; 12 states record new highs for seven-day case averages MORE (R-Ky.) for suggesting the election of Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaSpencer Cox defeats Jon Huntsman in Utah GOP governor primary Will Twitter make @RealDonaldTrump a one-term president? Gallup: Trump's job approval rating erodes among key groups MORE made reparations unnecessary.


Ingraham’s guest, Kentucky State professor Wilford Reilly, said reparations would open the door to Native Americans calling for the same.

“I mean, obviously both white and black soldiers, frankly, took this country from the Indians — the first people,” Reilly said.

“People would argue that the whole world, and I would, the whole world has been reshaped by people taking other people's land,” Ingraham responded. “It's called conquest.”

“There was an argument, sometime — I think it was the 1980s. There was a quote, you won, we lost, that's that. Describing world politics, we won, you lost, that's that. That's just the way it is,” she added.

McConnell’s remarks drew the ire of both Coates and presidential candidate Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerSenators push foreign media to disclose if they are registered as foreign agents Joe Biden must release the results of his cognitive tests — voters need to know GOP senators debate replacing Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a federal holiday MORE (D-N.J.), who has introduced a bill to commission a study on the effect of reparations.

“I think that one of the big strikes of ignorance that he says there is that somehow this is about a compensation, in other words, writing a check to somebody and reducing the urgency of this conversation to simply that,” Booker told SiriusXM host Joe Madison on Wednesday.