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