Trump Congratulates Rittenhouse

President Donald Trump on Friday released a statement congratulating Kyle Rittenhouse “for being found INNOCENT of all charges.”

QUICK FACTS:
  • A jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse on Friday of murder in the fatal shooting of two men during racial justice protests.
  • On the same day, President Donald Trump released a statement congratulating Rittenhouse’s win.
  • “Congratulations to Kyle Rittenhouse for being found INNOCENT of all charges,” wrote Trump. “It’s called being found NOT GUILTY—And by the way, if that’s not self defense nothing is!”
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