The mainstream media is below fireplace for alleged false reporting all through the Kyle Rittenhouse homicide trial and protection lawyer Mark Richards confirmed with NewsNation Now that protection from some retailers was simply plain mistaken.

“Much of the coverage at the beginning was wrong,” he informed “Banfield” host Ashleigh Banfield, who beforehand labored for CNN, Sunday. “The trial proved that.”

Richards talked about retailers like CNN and MSNBC who blatantly unfold misinformation, akin to MSNBC host Joe Scarborough detailing that Rittenhouse shot his firearm 60 instances.

Kyle Rittenhouse during his trial at the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. 

Kyle Rittenhouse throughout his trial on the Kenosha County Courthouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021. 
(Sean Krajacic/The Kenosha News)

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Another false declare fueled by the media was that Rittenhouse’s firearm possession was unlawful, whereas a number of media retailers additionally inaccurately reported that Rittenhouse illegally crossed state strains along with his rifle. In actuality, the AR-15 he used through the riot was already at a buddy’s home in Kenosha. 

“That’s wrong,” he mentioned. “When I hear some guest host on Joy Reid say my client drove four hours to go to a riot with his AR, that’s wrong. It’s false.” 

“And it makes me angry that they can’t take the time to at least get the generic, basic facts correct because it didn’t fit in the story they wanted to tell.”

Richards defined that he wouldn’t usually give steering as a prison lawyer for Rittenhouse to take civil motion in suing networks for defamation, though the 18-year-old has been suggested by different professionals to take action. No actions have been filed by Rittenhouse whereas represented by Richards.

Protesters hold  up a signs, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Los Angeles, following the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin. 

Protesters maintain  up a indicators, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Los Angeles, following the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin. 
(AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

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“When I got involved in this case and there were a couple of other prominent lawyers who were involved and trying to make some calls and I said, ‘Look, all of your riches and civil lawsuits are going nowhere if this kid is found guilty of anything,’” he mentioned. “So let’s worry about what’s important.”

Mark Richards, Kyle Rittenhouse's lead attorney, reacts during a news conference outside his office in Racine, Wisconsin, on Nov. 19, 2021. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid)

Mark Richards, Kyle Rittenhouse’s lead legal professional, reacts throughout a news convention outdoors his workplace in Racine, Wisconsin, on Nov. 19, 2021. (REUTERS/Brendan McDermid)

Rittenhouse was discovered not responsible on all counts Friday after an intense trial sparked from final summer season’s violent protests. Jurors deliberated for a complete of 26 hours and freed Rittenhouse from 5 counts together with first-degree reckless murder, two counts of first-degree intentional murder and two counts of first-degree reckless endangerment.

Fox News’ Audrey Conklin contributed to this report.