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Geraldo warns Trump of a trap: ‘There’s only one danger the president now faces’

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Appearing on “Fox & Friends,” Gerald Rivera said it’d be a “horrible” idea if President Donald Trump testified under oath about his interactions with now-fired FBI Director James Comey.

“If I were his attorney, I would grab him by the ankles to prevent him from going into a room and given sworn testimony… walk into a perjury trap,” Rivera said.

“You never know what questions they’re going to ask,” he added.

Co-host Sandra Smith noted that Trump saying he would testify under oath suggests he has nothing to hide, but Rivera stressed that’s not the point.

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“There’s only one danger the president now faces,” he continued, explaining that is saying something that may contradict something he said previously, or may say at a future date.

“Why open yourself to a perjury trap, because that’s his only vulnerability now,” Rivera said.

“[Trump’s] trying to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory,” he concluded. “He emerged unscathed from the Comey hearings, he should declare victory and move on.”

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