Kyle Rittenhouse Accuses Joe Biden of Defamation in First Interview Since Case

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After Kyle Rittenhouse’s mom, Wendy completed her first interview after her son was fully acquitted, there were rumors that the family was going to go ahead with defamation charges.

Well, now Kyle Rittenhouse has now accused Joe Biden of defamation in his 1st interview since the case.

Scroll on to find out why.

Now, the Rittenhouse trial began on Tuesday, November 2nd, with opening statements from prosecutors and defense attorneys…

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Both were eager to share opposing information on what happened last August.

Rittenhouse, who was seventeen at the time of the Kenosha unrest shooting, was accused of killing 2 men and severly injuring another…

Rittenhouse was armed with a rifle when he took to the streets amid a protest following the shooting of Jacob Blake by police, on August 25th, 2020.

He took the lives of thirty-six-year-old Joseph Rosenbaum, and twenty-six-year-old Anthony Huber, who reportedly tackled Rittenhouse to the ground in an attempt to “wrestle his rifle away.”

He also wounded twenty-seven-year-old Gaige Grosskreutz by shooting at him and severing his bicep.

Rittenhouse was taken into custody after turning himself in to the authorities the following day, and is now facing 2 homicide counts and 1 count of attempted homicide.

He also faces charges for reckless endangering and illegal possession of a dangerous weapon by a person under eighteen.

Rittenhouse’s case has gained a large online following from both right and left wing political circles…

With the far-right branding him a “hero,” while others condemn his actions, calling him a “vigilante.”

However, photo’s snapped of him in court show he seemed pretty relaxed about the whole thing…

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Rittenhouse could be seen yawning multiple times throughout his trial in Wisconsin, where if he’s convicted will lead to him spending life behind bars.

The teen let out a few yawns as lawyers gave their opening statements…

And then again when jurors entered the courtroom. He just couldn’t seem to stay awake throughout any of the hearing.

During the teen’s yawning session, the attorney for Rittenhouse, Mark Richards, claimed he was acting in self defense…

Bringing attention to an interview Rittenhouse made with The Daily Caller on the night of the shooting.

“If someone is hurt, I’m running into harm’s way. That’s why I have my rifle; I’ve gotta protect myself, obviously…”

“But I also have my med kit,” Rittenhouse could be heard saying before he shot and killed 2 people.

According to Richards, the victims “attacked him in the street like an animal…”

[He] protected himself, protected his firearm so it couldn’t be taken and used against him or other people from Mr. Rosenbaum, who made threats to kill.”

Richards went on to describe him as a “scared kid who protected himself from a mob.”

However, assistant district attorney, Thomas Binger, argued: “Out of these hundreds of people, only 1 person killed anyone that night. Only 1 person shot anyone that night,” talking about Rittenhouse.

He also went on to describe him as a “tourist outside of our community,” who traveled to Kenosha because he was “drawn to the chaos.”

Rittenhouse took to the stand on Wednesday, November 10, to give his testimony.

And not long into giving his account of the shooting, he got emotional.

Rittenhouse began his testimony sharing that he had gone to Kenosha to offer medical aid to protestors…

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“Did you come into downtown Kenosha looking for trouble?” He was asked as reported by NBC Chicago, to which he responded: “No.”

He also recalled that he had no other problems with anyone that night other than “the man who said he would kill me twice.”

The man in question was Joseph Rosenbaum, who also allegedly threatened to “cut his heart out.”

Not long after going into detail about the shooting, Rittenhouse broke down crying, resulting in the trial being posponed briefly…

But, after a short break, the trial resumed and Rittenhouse continued with his testimony.

As the trial continued, Rittenhouse told prosecutors that he “didn’t intend to kill them.”

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“I intended to stop the people who were attacking me,” the teen said, adding that: “I did what I had to do to stop the person who was attacking me. Two of them passed away, but I stopped the threat from attacking me.”

Rittenhouse also recalled his encounter with Rosenbaum in which he said that he shot him 4 times before running to find police officers.

When asked by his attorney why he ran to find police, Rittenhouse answered: “Because I didn’t do anything wrong. I was defending myself.”

Then the man shot by Rittenhouse responded to his testimony.

Gaige Grosskreutz, who was shot in the arm by Rittenhouse, said that Rittenhouse is just “upset that he was caught.”

Grosskreutz, who told the jury he thought Rittenhouse was “an active shooter,” spoke with Good Morning America in his first interview since the trial.

During the interview, he described Rittenhouse as a “child” caught doing something he shouldn’t.

“To me, it seemed like a child who just gotten caught doing something that he wasn’t supposed to – more upset that he was caught and less upset about what he had done and what he had taken and the numerous lives that he affected through his actions that night,” he said.

Grosskreutz also said there was “a million things that run through your mind when somebody’s pointing a rifle at you,” the first being a worry for safety.

“First and foremost I was concerned for my safety. I never lost sight of who I am, I’m not somebody who takes life, I’ve made a life out of protecting and preserving life, not taking it,” he said.

Grosskreutz also added that although some may think that he “pointed the gun” at Rittenhouse, it is “completely inconsistent with the physiology of my wound.”

And when asked if he never pointed the gun at Rittenhouse, Grosskreutz replied: “That’s absolutely what I’m saying, yes.”

Then with the trial finally drawn to a close, the state of Wisconsin began preparing itself for backlash no matter the verdict.

Over 500 National Guard troops were deployed to the area in order to support law enforcement in Kenosha.

Governor Tony Evers stated that they will be on standby, should law enforcement officers need them.

In a statement, he said: “I urge folks who are otherwise not from the area to please respect the community by reconsidering any plans to travel there and encourage those who might choose to assemble and exercise their First Amendment rights to do so safely and peacefully.”

After an exhausting few weeks, a decision was finally made on November 19 as Kyle Rittenhouse was cleared of all charges.

Rittenhouse was acquitted on the charges following the juror’s consideration on 5 felony counts.

The verdict is hugely controversial with many opinions massively divided by it.

While some are delighted that Rittenhouse has been found not guilty, many others have condemned it.

Among those condemning the verdict is many famous faces, including Colin Kaepernick who took to Twitter as he emphasized the “need to abolish our current system.”

“We just witnessed a system built on white supremacy validate the terroristic acts of a white supremacist. This only further validates the need to abolish our current system. White supremacy cannot be reformed,” the former footballer and activist, who first knelt during the national anthem in protest of police brutality and racial inequality in the US, tweeted.

Shortly after the verdict, Rittenhouse broke his silence as he discussed the jury’s decision.

In a video shared by Fox News host Tucker Carlson, Rittenhouse can be seen sitting inside a car as he says: “I believe they came to the correct verdict, and I’m glad everything went well. It’s been a rough journey, but we made it through it. We made it through the hard part.”

It has now been several days since Rittenhouse’s verdict was reached and the teen has remained mostly quiet.

Until recently, as Rittenhouse’s first activity since the verdict has been announced and it’s safe to say, people aren’t happy about it…

Rittenhouse has been slammed for sitting down with Tucker Carlson and speaking about the verdict.

A snippet of the interview shared on Twitter shows Rittenhouse being interviewed by Carlson as he claims the “case has nothing to do with race.”

Rittenhouse also said in the clip that he is “not a racist person” and that he believes “there needs to be change.” 

It comes after it was revealed that Carlson has made a documentary on the Rittenhouse case.

The interview will air on the Tucker Carlson Tonight show this evening.

Rittenhouse is also trying to get back to “normal” according to his mom, Wendy.

In an interview with Fox News on Sunday, Kyle’s mom, Wendy Rittenhouse talked about her son’s plans for the future.

“It’s not about winning or losing, there were 2 people that did pass away,” his mom said, referring to the 2 men who were fatally shot by her son.

“Families have to grieve,” she continued to say in the interview.

Continuing, she said: “He does have remorse, you know like people say ‘If he could do it again, I said he would do it again’ but talking to him now, he would never walk down there if this ever happened again.

“He would never.”

And then, when the mom was asked what Kyle’s plans are now that he’s been found not guilty on all 5 charges…

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She said: “He wants to go to school, he wants to play with his dog Mylo, and be a normal kid, but it’s going to be different for him.

“Because there’s going to be people out there who want to hurt him, and people need to… He needs to heal, and the other people that have been involved in this need to heal too.

“It’s going to be difficult,” she finished.

According to Fox News, it’s apparent that the family are going to be filing for defamation charges, too.

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As they think the media, and other sources, have slandered him throughout the entire case.

And now, we’re starting to hear the word “defamation” rolled around a lot more…

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With Kyle Rittenhouse accusing Joe Biden, and others, of defaming him.

Talking to the host of Fox News in an interview last night, the teenager shared his dismay with how Joe Biden and other politicians talked about his case.

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But first, let’s see what he had to say about the night of the protests when he shot 3 people, fatally killing 2 men, and injuring 1.

Talking with Tucker Carlson about his firearm, he said that there were others who had guns on them, too.

“There were a lot of people…the rioters, with firearms,” Rittenhouse began.

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“I remember 1 very distinctly, Joshua Ziminski, was walking around with a pistol in his hand all that night with Joseph Rosenbaum,” he continued.

And then, according to the teenager, Rosenbaum came up to him while he was asking whether or not people needed medical attention, and told him that: “If I catch any of you motherfu*kers alone, I’m going to f*cking kill you.”

And eventually, Rosenbaum, according to Rittenhouse, tried to grab his rifle, and then that’s when the teenager shot him. As he tried to get to the police, a mob had formed, calling for his “execution”, leading to him being hit with a skateboard by Huber, and kicked in the face by another man.

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He shot Huber 1 time, according to his interview with Carlson, and then shot Grosskreutz, too.

But now, after an extremely lengthy case, and Rittenhouse’s full acquittal, the teenager feels as though he’s been defamed by a lot of politicians.

But, a politician he had an issue with in-particular was none other than President Joe Biden, who shared a video accusing Donald Trump of not disavowing white supremacists when he held the presidency last year.

In the video, there was a photograph of Kyle Rittenhouse holding his AR-15 rifle, and this is something Rittenhouse took offense to.

“This case has nothing to do with race. It never had anything to do with race. It had to do with the right to self-defense,” Rittenhouse said.

And, in the interview with Carlson, he addressed Biden himself, saying:
“Mr. President if I could say 1 thing to you, I would urge you to go back and watch the trial and understand the facts before you make a statement.

“It’s actual malice, defaming my character for him to say something like that,” he finished.

And, if you want to see the video Biden published last year, here it is.

We’re sure there’s going to be a lot more going on with the Rittenhouse case.

But, until then, here’s what Biden said recently about his acquittal.

“Well look, I stand by what the Jury has concluded, the jury system works, and we have to abide by it,” he said, after being asked if he still thinks Rittenhouse is actuated to white supremacy.

What do you think?