Militia-linked radio host threatens to 'seize all of Mitch McConnell's assets' using Trump order

Militia-linked radio host threatens to 'seize all of Mitch McConnell's assets' using Trump order
Donald Trump and Mitch McConnell in October 2017, Wikimedia Commons
Bank

A radio and podcast host with a history of militia links claimed to have the power to "seize all of Mitch McConnell's assets" because of an order from former President Donald Trump.

On his Monday broadcast, host Pete Santilli blamed Republican leadership for poor performance in the midterm elections.

Guest co-host Sherronna Bishop linked McConnell, the Republican Senate minority leader, to a scheme to fund campaigns underwritten by executives from cryptocurrency exchange FTX.

According to Santilli, the federal government has the power to confiscate the property of anyone caught meddling in an election, thanks to former President Donald Trump's Executive Order 13848.

"We're talking about like they can seize the property of China," the host explained. "Now, that applies to the FTX people. Anybody associated with this FTX stuff, with the money laundering that came through Ukraine for the purposes of manipulating the 2022 election, we can seize all of Mitch McConnell's assets per 13484 that President Trump put into office."

"What does it take to do that?" Bishop wondered. "If the FCC is investigating, do we have the culture, do we have the character, people there that are going to see this through? Do we have that?"

"We do," Santilli replied. "It's the people that we're talking to right now."

The host pointed to the U.S. Constitution and his experience at Bundy Ranch, where he was accused of bringing gunmen he recruited to intimidate law enforcement.

"I'm not trying to incite anything other than constitutionality," he said.

Watch the video below from The Pete Santilli Show.

Understand the importance of honest news ?

So do we.

The past year has been the most arduous of our lives. The Covid-19 pandemic continues to be catastrophic not only to our health - mental and physical - but also to the stability of millions of people. For all of us independent news organizations, it’s no exception.

We’ve covered everything thrown at us this past year and will continue to do so with your support. We’ve always understood the importance of calling out corruption, regardless of political affiliation.

We need your support in this difficult time. Every reader contribution, no matter the amount, makes a difference in allowing our newsroom to bring you the stories that matter, at a time when being informed is more important than ever. Invest with us.

Make a one-time contribution to Alternet All Access, or click here to become a subscriber. Thank you.

Click to donate by check.

DonateDonate by credit card
Donate by Paypal
{{ post.roar_specific_data.api_data.analytics }}
@2022 - AlterNet Media Inc. All Rights Reserved. - "Poynter" fonts provided by fontsempire.com.