Geraldo Rivera exploded on Dan Bongino on Fox News Wednesday night as the two continued to clash about policing in America following the death of Daunte Wright.

The veteran newsman, 77, lost his cool about 8 minutes into the already tense back-and-forth, when Bongino, a conservative radio host, accused him of pumping out “a race narrative.”

“You just want to see the country burn,” Bongino sniped on “Hannity,” according to a clip on Mediaite.

“I want to see the country burn? You son of a bitch!” Rivera erupted. “I want to see the country? You punk! You’re nothing but a punk!”

The commentators talked over each other during the chaotic segment, trading barbs along the way.

Geraldo Rivera wailing at Dan Bongino during a heated debate over policing and BLM protests following death of Daunte Wright.
Geraldo Rivera wailing at Dan Bongino during a heated debate over policing and BLM protests following death of Daunte Wright.
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“I know more than you! What do you know?” Rivera said, as he noted his thousands of hours covering policing issues. “What, did you have a 10-minute career as a cop? You’ve been running for office for the last 20 years.”

Daunte Wright was shot and killed by a police officer, in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota on April 11, 2021.
Daunte Wright was shot and killed by a police officer, in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, on April 11, 2021.
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Bongino, who served in both the NYPD and Secret Service before several failed attempts at running for Congress as a Republican, shot back, “Geraldo, take a Valium. You really got to pipe down. My gosh, you’re a 70-year-old man!”

Protesters gather outside of Brooklyn Center Police Department, as dozens of National Guard members and police behind fences deployed pepper balls and pepper spray into the crowd on April 14, 2021.
Protesters gather outside the Brooklyn Center Police Department as dozens of National Guard members and police behind fences deploy pepper balls and pepper spray into the crowd on April 14, 2021.
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The fiery back-and-forth was a continuation of Monday night, when the two were at each other’s throats after Rivera called Wright’s killing “an act of grotesque negligence.”

A screenshot is seen from the fiery debate on Fox News.
Dan Bongino said Geraldo Rivera, who hosted his popular talk show “Geraldo” from 1987 to 1998, was basing his experience on going to dinner with a police captain.
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“There’s a situation in this country now where, I swear to God and I’m speaking with deep experience, too many black mothers are more fearful of the police that they are of crooks when their sons go out,” Rivera said Monday. “A 20-year-old should not end up dead because of an expired registration.”

A demonstrator holds an American flag as he speaks to the crowd outside the Brooklyn Center police station in Minnesota.
A demonstrator holds an American flag as he speaks to the crowd outside the Brooklyn Center police station in Minnesota.
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Bongino said Rivera, who hosted his popular talk show “Geraldo” from 1987 to 1998, was basing his experience on going to dinner with a police captain — prompting the longtime reporter to shout back, “Don’t start minimizing my experience!”

Kimberly Potter has been charged with manslaughter in the death of Daunte Wright.
Kimberly Potter has been charged with manslaughter in the death of Daunte Wright.
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On Wednesday night, Bongino told Rivera he should eat a “little bit of humble pie.”

Dan Bongino, Geraldo Rivera and Sean Hannity discussing the Daunte Wright case on Fox News.
Dan Bongino, Geraldo Rivera and Sean Hannity discussing the Daunte Wright case on Fox News.
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“You just know what you’ve reported on,” he said. “I don’t pretend to be a journalist, I’m an opinion-maker. Stop pretending to be a cop.”

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