Cleveland’s NBC News affiliate reports:
After as social media frenzy Wednesday night, Geraldo Rivera has quickly opted out of a potential run for the United States Senate in 2022. The open seat is a result of Rob Portman’s impending retirement that he announced in January.
The veteran media personality and Northeast Ohio resident first made his possible intentions public via Twitter, in an attempt to gauge interest from citizens.
“From the Great River to the Great Lake, I’ll fight for you,” Rivera wrote while aligning himself with the Republican Party. Several of his tweets mentioned former President Donald Trump (whom Rivera considers a “dear friend”) and also featured the hashtag #GoBuckeyes.
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“I’ve decided not to seek public office” | Geraldo Rivera foregoes run for Rob Portman’s senate seat https://t.co/MadFNnYmfZ
— WKYC 3News (@wkyc) March 11, 2021
After a 36-hour pondering whirlwind I’ve decided not to seek public office. Erica and I deeply appreciate the good wishes of those cheering the idea.
— Geraldo Rivera (@GeraldoRivera) March 11, 2021