The president’s longtime friend tweeted on Tuesday that Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wy.) “Right” to call on Trump to be impeached (for the second time) for his direct role in inciting violence murder in Washington last week.
Rivera, once one of the president’s defenders, lamented at the start of the message how his “staunch friend” had been “mercilessly hunted down by Democrats eager to destroy him from day one”.
But Trump’s electoral loss to President-elect Joe Biden had “driven him mad or exposed a dysfunction that I had refused to see,” wrote Rivera, who in recent weeks has repeatedly debunked Trump’s lies about mass electoral fraud.
“He then unleashed a mob to wage war on his own government,” added the conservative specialist.
A loyal friend, mercilessly hunted down by Democrats eager to destroy him from day one. Then he lost the election. It was driving him crazy or revealing a dysfunction that I had refused to see.
He then unleashed a mob to wage war on his own government. 5 to their loss. @LizCheney is just
– Geraldo Rivera (@GeraldoRivera) January 13, 2021