In a stunning interview, the acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse assailed President Joe Biden for showing “actual malice” and “defaming my character” in likening him to a white supremacist during the 2020 presidential campaign.
“Mr. President, if I would 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, 18, told Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight.”
“It’s actual malice, defaming my character, for him to say something like that.”
Rittenhouse says he has “really good lawyers” who will be seeking to hold those who are perceived as defaming him accountable. That includes many in the news media.
“It’s quite hysterical how nobody can go back and look at the facts of the case,” a now-upset Rittenhouse, acquitted of various homicide and other charges by a Wisconsin jury late last week, told Carlson.
“‘He crossed state lines.’
“‘He’s a white supremacist.’
“None of that is true, and the lies that they can just get away with spreading is just sickening, and it’s a disgrace to this country.” Continue reading at Newsmax.