Kyle Rittenhouse accuses Biden of ‘malice, defamation’

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Kyle Rittenhouse slammed Joe Biden for “defaming” his character when the president tweeted out a video suggesting the teenager is a white supremacist.

“It’s actual malice, defaming my character for him to say something like that,” Rittenhouse informed Fox News’ Tucker Carlson throughout an hour-long interview that aired Monday night time.

Rittenhouse, who was acquitted on all prices final Friday in his highly-publicized homicide trial, was responding to a query from Carlson about how he felt over the president’s feedback.

Biden, when he was a presidential candidate in September 2020, had tweeted that “there’s no other way to put it: the President of the United States refused to disavow white supremacists on the debate stage last night,” referring to then-president Donald Trump.

The submit, which features a 50-second clip, refers to a query Fox News host Chris Wallace requested Trump throughout a presidential debate about whether or not he was prepared “to condemn white supremacists and militia groups” within the wake of unrest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, and different American cities.

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Kyle Rittenhouse did an unique interview with Tucker Carlson.
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Kyle Rittenhouse carries a weapon as he walks along Sheridan Road in Kenosha, Wis.,
Kyle Rittenhouse carries a weapon in Kenosha, Wis., Aug. 25, 2020.
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The clip consists of a picture of Rittenhouse, 18, wielding a semi-automatic rifle.

Rittenhouse, in Monday night time’s interview, additionally blasted Biden over his post-verdict ready assertion, the place the president stated he was “angry and concerned” over the trial’s final result.

“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,” Rittenhouse stated.

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Kyle Rittenhouse slammed Joe Biden for “defaming” his character.
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A tear rolls down the cheek of Gaige Grosskreutz as he testifies about being shot in the right bicep, during the Kyle Rittenhouse trial in Kenosha Circuit Court, Monday, Nov. 8, 2021
A tear rolls down the cheek of Gaige Grosskreutz as he testifies about being shot in the precise bicep, in the course of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial in Kenosha Circuit Court, Monday, Nov. 8, 2021.
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A jury cleared Rittenhouse of prices of murder, tried murder and reckless endangerment on Friday within the deaths of Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Anthony Huber, 26, and the wounding of Gaige Grosskreutz, 27, on Aug. 25, 2020.

He was 17 when he introduced a semi-automatic rifle and a medical package to Kenosha in what he stated was an effort to guard companies as riots broke out over the police taking pictures of Jacob Blake, a black man who was left paralyzed from the waist down, on Aug. 23.

His attorneys argued that {the teenager} acted in self-defense when he opened hearth.

The high-profile case created debate over whether or not Rittenhouse used his authorized proper to make use of weapons in the course of the violence in Kenosha or whether or not he was a harmful vigilante who escalated the strain.

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