Geraldo Floats Run For Portman’s Senate Seat In Ohio

Bloomberg News reports:

Television journalist Geraldo Rivera says he may run for the U.S. Senate seat now held by retiring Ohio Senator Rob Portman. Rivera, in a tweet tagged from Siesta Key, Florida, said he was “pondering running” for Portman’s seat.

Rivera, 77, has lived in Shaker Heights, Ohio, since 2017 and has hosted a radio show “Geraldo in Cleveland” since 2018. Rivera was a longtime ally of former President Donald Trump but their relationship soured after the 2020 election.

Rivera criticized Trump for his refusal to accept his loss to President Joe Biden, saying Trump was acting “like an entitled frat boy.” He said the former president was guilty of inciting the Jan. 6th riot at the U.S. Capitol, though he added that Biden should pardon him.

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