‘A Historic Black Mark On The Country’: Geraldo Rivera Says Trump’s ‘Rhetoric’ To Blame For Capitol Riot

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From DAILYCALLER.COM

Fox News contributor Geraldo Rivera said Tuesday that President Donald Trump’s “rhetoric” is to blame for last Wednesday’s riot at the U. S. Capitol.

Calling the pro-Trump mob’s actions “a black mark on the country” during a Tuesday “The Daily Briefing” segment, Rivera told anchor Dana Perino and fellow panelist Jason Chaffetz that the riot would never have taken place without Trump’s instigation.

“Now were others similarly guilty in other riots and insurrections? Perhaps,” he continued. “But this was the first time where you had a direct connection between the president of the United States and the trashing of American democracy.”

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