Throughout an look on Fox Information’s The 5, Geraldo Rivera condemned President Donald Trump after Twitter flagged the president for “glorifying violence” after he referred to those that’ve protested in Minneapolis following George Floyd’s dying as “THUGS” and stated that “When the looting begins, the capturing begins.”
Rivera stated Democrats are “studiously avoiding” incidences of looting in Minneapolis, however added, “However the different factor is, the president, in these tweets, ‘when the looting begins, the capturing begins,’ c’mon!”
“What is that this, sixth grade?” he continued. “You don’t put gasoline on the hearth. That’s not calming anyone. Who’re you daring?” Rivera mocked the concept that any demonstrators would cease what they’re doing as a result of Donald Trump tweeted that they may get shot. “That’s not going to occur!” he exclaimed. “All he does is diminish himself.”
Rivera concluded that he “laments” the “recklessness” of Trump’s “tempestuous nature in the case of Twitter.”
The president later insisted that his comment about looting “was spoken as a reality, not as a press release.”
“It’s quite simple,” he stated, “no one ought to have any drawback with this aside from the haters, and people trying to trigger hassle on social media.”
….It was spoken as a reality, not as a press release. It’s quite simple, no one ought to have any drawback with this aside from the haters, and people trying to trigger hassle on social media. Honor the reminiscence of George Floyd!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 29, 2020