Former President Donald Trump commented on Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial on “Hannity” on Tuesday after meeting the teenager in Mar-a-Lago.
Trump has said Rittenhouse has been subjected to “prosecutorial misconduct.”
“[Rittenhouse] He didn’t have to suffer through trial. If he didn’t pull that trigger he would die, he put a gun to his head that was going to pull the trigger. Kyle was dead, ”Trump said.
Rittenhouse shot and Killed Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Anthony Huber, 26, at this time August 2020 protests and riots The explosion occurred in Kenosha after police opened fire Jacob Blake, Paralyzed him from the waist down. Guy Grosskrutz, the third man who shot Rittenhouse, survived and testified during the trial.
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“He’s a really nice young man … he left Mar-a-Lago a while ago, and he should never go through it. It’s a prosecutorial mischief, and it’s happening right now with Democrats across the United States.”
The judge warned the prosecution on several occasions, raising the point that Rittenhouse had chosen to remain silent after the accusation. The The Fifth Amendment It protects the perpetrators of the crime from being indicted by themselves – they do not have to disclose any information to the police, prosecution or jury.
After days of deliberation, the jury returned with “not guilty” verdicts on each charge.
“I was a 17-year-old man who was violently assaulted and defended myself,” Rittenhouse said Monday on “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” “I think my life has been very disgraceful. I feel like I don’t have to go out and get a job and face harassment. He’s so ignorant … I see some threats. Some of the things people say are totally unhealthy. “
Kyle Rittenhouse recapitulates the Kenosha riots, responding to a media trial in his first interview since his acquittal
The trial’s media coverage has been criticized for distorting facts, including the lie that the Rittenhouse rifle was brought across state lines. Some outlets have corrected their report.
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The former president made a barrage of criticism against the media and reiterated that he was “the enemy of the people.” One of the many examples of “fake news” is that they cited their coverage of the Debunked Steel document.
“They are the enemies of the people and we can have a country where the media can promote and cure them apart. They are very corrupt. [media], But this is really corrupt news. What they are doing is corrupt, ” he said.
“People are clever for it … and it’s just a shame,” he said.
Trump condemned the “bad cookie” attack in Waukesha, Wisconsin.
By Tuesday evening, police had said six The victims The Red SUV was killed and 62 people were injured when a red SUV paraded into the parade on Sunday afternoon. Police have charged multiple 39-year-old Darrell Brooks Deliberate murder.
“He was out on bail and he was a rough cookie,” Trump said. “This guy is crazy and a real professional criminal and a bad guy. And the good news is that he hated Trump, right? He hated Trump – based on the initial report – and he should.”
In the days before the attack, according to police records, Brooks punched the woman in the face and drove her off with her vehicle. There were tire marks on the woman’s pants, the report said. Brooks was charged in the incident and later released on $ 1,000 bail.
“They shouldn’t be out. They should never be,” Trump said.
“Can you imagine? I saw that car go by … I’ve never seen anything like that.