As I’m sure you’re familiar with by now, the Kenosha, Wisconsin teen was acquitted on all counts after being charged with murder (among other charges) in three shootings during last summer’s riots over the police shooting of Jacob Blake.
Rittenhouse claimed the shootings were in self-defense, and ultimately a jury agreed and he was found not guilty.
And now that he’s a free man, the teen is responding to some of those who have had things to say about him over the last year and a half.
During an interview last month with Tucker Carlson, Rittenhouse responded to an ad that then-presidential candidate Joe Biden put out that seemed to imply that Rittenhouse was a white supremacist:
“Mr. President, if I could say one thing to you, I would urge you to go back and watch the trial and understand the facts before you make a statement…
It’s actual malice defaming my character for him to say something like that.”
Tucker asks Kyle Rittenhouse what his message is to Joe Biden for calling him a white supremacist:
Wallace later expanded on his tweet, saying that he wasn’t trying to create division but was trying to show what others feel and see:
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