White House Shooting Suspect Refers to Himself as Jesus: Report

Recording was pitch to get on Oprah show

Oscar Ortega-Hernandez, charged with attempted assassination of President Barack Obama refers to himself as Jesus Christ in a video pitch to get on an Oprah TV segment, the Idaho State Journal reports.

"It's not just a coincidence that I look like Jesus," the man says in the recording.

Ortega-Hernandez asked an Idaho State University student to help him make a video pitch to get onto Oprah Winfrey's "Making a Difference" television segment, the Journal reports.

From the audio recording posted by the Journal:

You see Oprah? There is still so much more that God needs me to express to the world.

It's not just a coincidence that I look like Jesus.

I am the modern day Jesus Christ that you all have been waiting for.

So I ask you Oprah, I am begging you Oprah, please cast me onto your show Oprah, it is so crucial that the world hears God's word.

The Secret Service traveled to Idaho to gather copies of the video this week.  A portion of the audio has been posted by the Idaho State Journal here.

Although only a portion of the audio has been published, the video reportedly runs for 45 minutes.  The suspect preaches an anti-government message and calls America's leaders "bullies."

Hernandez made his first court appearance in Pittsburgh yesterday and could be transferred back to D.C. today.

Investigators now say as many as nine bullets hit the White House.

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