Dan Bongino lost his race for the U.S. Senate last Fall and the former Secret Service agent was finally closing up shop on his campaign offices when his phone started ringing like crazy. Television and radio shows were calling to ask Dan if he was free… free to talk about this brief speech he gave on January 19th at a Guns Across America rally in Annapolis Maryland.
We started seeing the clip popping up on various pro-Second Amendment websites and wondered why the six minute speech had suddenly started attracting so much attention.
TheBlaze spoke with Dan Bongino on Friday night. He told us that the video had only generated about five or six views before this week.
“For three weeks, almost nobody watched it, then boom, this week it started getting posted in a few different places. I believe there are five or six versions of it that have already been seen 100,000 times.”
Bongino also speculated that the looming new gun laws coming to his home state of Maryland might also be fueling the spread of his message.
“The legislation they are close to passing is a path to confiscation.”
We also learned that the address was not something Dan Bongino had written down, “It was really just a few minutes of off the cuff remarks.”