‘Stop Attacking Me, Punk!’ Geraldo Rivera Calls Out Dan Bongino, Turns His Back to Him in Heated Segment on Israel


Geraldo Rivera continued to call out Israel and demand a ceasefire in a heated segment Wednesday night on Sean Hannity’s program, in yet another on-air clash with Dan Bongino.

Hours earlier, Rivera said on Fox News the U.S. is complicit in an “ongoing crime against humanity” and was accused of “Hamas propaganda.”

He took to Twitter earlier in the day to similarly call out the U.S.:

On Hannity’s program, Rivera made a point of starting by highlighting “the fact that Palestinians are being killed at the rate of 15 or 20 times the death toll among the Israelis, including children.”

“How about the terrorist organization Hamas stop firing those rockets from hospitals and schools and heavily densely populated areas?” Hannity responded. “Because they’re the ones that fired first.”

“There are dozens of Palestinian children dead!” Rivera said.

“And whose fault is that?!” Hannity responded.

Rivera pushed for a ceasefire and, when Hannity said “Israel needs to win the war against terrorism,” he reacted by asking, “By what? Killing all the Palestinians?!”

Bongino immediately started by telling Rivera he’s “getting sick of” the “emotional game” he plays, accusing him of spreading “misinformation.”

Rivera erupted and shouted, “Stop attacking me, punk! Address the issue! Do you have the guts to address the issue? This is not about me!”

As Bongino continued, Rivera literally crumpled up a a piece of paper into a ball and threw it at the camera as he shouted, “I’m sick of you, Bongino! I’m sick of you! You’re a punk!”

Rivera even turned his back to the camera at one point.

Rivera and Bongino continued clashing throughout the segment, but after Hannity talked about his own trip to Israel in the past, Rivera directly asked him, “Why don’t you ever show the dead Palestinian children? Why don’t you ever show the video of the dead Palestinian children?”

“Because if I ever stepped foot in Gaza, I’d be dead,” Hannity responded.

You can watch above, via Fox News.

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