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Jesse Kelly Is Not ‘Popular’ Pundit Who Threatened GOP Senator: Sources<!-- wp:html --><p>Kevin Dietsch/Getty</p> <p>Right-wing radio host Jesse Kelly is not the unnamed but “popular” pundit who threatened to “destroy” Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) if he tried to advance <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/republicans-refuse-to-take-yes-for-an-answer-on-the-border">immigration legislation</a> ahead of the presidential election, two knowledgeable sources told The Daily Beast.</p> <p>After Lankford <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/jesse-kelly-takes-credit-for-telling-sen-james-lankford-hed-destroy-him-over-border-bill?ref=wrap">made those comments</a> on the Senate floor on Wednesday, Kelly—who hosts a syndicated radio show and a program on fringe-right cable channel The First—quickly claimed he was the culprit.</p> <p>“He may be a eunuch, but I’ll say this about James Lankford: He has great taste in radio. 😏 Yes, in case you’re wondering, he’s talking about me,” Kelly <a href="https://twitter.com/JesseKellyDC/status/1755302492189995270">tweeted</a>.</p> <p><a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/maga-host-jesse-kelly-is-not-popular-pundit-who-threatened-gop-sen-james-lankford-sources">Read more at The Daily Beast.</a></p><!-- /wp:html -->

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Right-wing radio host Jesse Kelly is not the unnamed but “popular” pundit who threatened to “destroy” Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) if he tried to advance immigration legislation ahead of the presidential election, two knowledgeable sources told The Daily Beast.

After Lankford made those comments on the Senate floor on Wednesday, Kelly—who hosts a syndicated radio show and a program on fringe-right cable channel The First—quickly claimed he was the culprit.

“He may be a eunuch, but I’ll say this about James Lankford: He has great taste in radio. 😏 Yes, in case you’re wondering, he’s talking about me,” Kelly tweeted.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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