President Trump issued a statement Friday afternoon congratulating Kyle Rittenhouse on being acquitted on all counts in his murder trial in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Trump’s comment comes as both Joe Biden and Kamala Harris have criticized the verdict, with Biden saying in a statement he is “angry and concerned.”
Rittenhouse was overcome with emotion as he realized he was being found not guilty on all charges.
Trump’s statement: “Congratulations to Kyle Rittenhouse for being found INNOCENT of all charges. It’s called being found NOT GUILTY—And by the way, if that’s not self defense, nothing is!”