Fox News host and enthusiastic Donald Trump booster Sean Hannity offered to send President Barack Obama to Kenya, or any country of his choice, if Trump wins the election.
Speaking on his weekly radio show Tuesday, Hannity cited a fake news article published on the site “Burrard Street Journal” claiming that Obama said that he would move to Canada in the event of a Trump presidency. Hannity said that Obama hasn’t denied that fake report, and in response, offered to send the President to any country of his choice as long as he promised not to come back.
“I have an offer for the President. I will charter a plane for you and your family. I will make sure it’s as big a plane as Air Force One, what you have grown accustomed to, in other words. Taxpayer-funded plane,” Hannity said, as flagged by Mediaite. “I don’t know where I’m going to get—Maybe I’ll just—Maybe I’ll ask Trump if I can charter his plane for Obama. That’s what—I will charter Donald Trump’s plane if he’ll let me, and I will charter it to the country of your choice.”
Offering to send Obama somewhere he can’t come back from, especially Kenya, has been a popular refrain of the birther movement that promotes the conspiracy theory that Obama was born outside the United States.
“You want to go to Canada? I’ll pay for you to go to Canada,” Hannity continued. “You want to go to Kenya? I’ll pay for you to go to Kenya. Jakarta, where you went to school back in the day, you can go back there. Anywhere you want to go. I’m gonna—I’ll put the finest food, caviar, champagne, you name it. I have one stipulation: you can’t come back. That’s fair.”