On Wednesday’s “Hannity,” Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy made his case about his battle with the federal government and its move to restrict his use of cattle grazing on open public land in the name of protecting the endangered desert tortoise.
However, Bundy also vowed to resist the federal government’s encroachment by doing “whatever it takes.”
Partial transcript as follows:
HANNITY: Let me ask you one last question, Cliven. You talked about a range war with the federal government. There is a lot of people out there, now that they are taking your cattle that are fearful this is another Waco situation. Ruby Ridge has come up in some articles. What do you mean by “range war?” How far are you willing to take this?
BUNDY: Well, you know, my cattle is only one issue that — the United States courts ordered that the government can seize my cattle but what they have done is seized Nevada statehood, Nevada law, Clark County public land, access to the land and have seized access to all of the other rights of Clark County people that like to go hunting and fishing and pulls that down and we’re here to protest that action and we are after freedom. We’re after some liberty.
HANNITY: How far are you willing to go? How far are you willing to take this?
BUNDY: Cliven Bundy’s — my statement to the American people, I’ll do whatever it takes to gain our liberties and freedom back.
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