Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene tweeted a fundraising link for Kyle Rittenhouse.
Rittenhaus has been accused of killing two people during a protest by Black Lives Matter in August 2020.
Since then, he has become a symbol of right-wing gun advocates.
Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene tweeted a fundraiser link for shooter Kyle Rittenhouse in Kenosha, Wisconsin on Saturday, urging her followers to donate to his legal defense.
The 17-year-old Rittenhaus was accused of killing two people during a protest by Black Lives Matter in August 2020.
August 25, last year, Ritten House, Illinois Trump Supporters, Beyond state boundaries, Jacob Blake police shooting In Kenosha. Armed with an AR-15 style rifle, the Ritten House Fire at close range peoplePolice said they killed two people and injured one.Ritten House since then A symbol of right-wing gun rights defenders.
“This is where Kyle Rittenhouse donations should be made so that the young man can afford his legal defense when the jury selection begins in just a few weeks,” Green tweeted. I am writing in.
Last Friday, Republicans asked her followers to “remember” Rittenhaus.
“The Democratic Party has caused turmoil and violence in cities across the country for a year,” she wrote on Twitter. “Billions of victims, devastating communities, lawlessness, and the media backed it up. When most grown-up men were at home, the boy moved forward.”
The post was flagged by Twitter as “glory violence.” However, the tweet is still up because “Twitter has determined that maintaining access to the tweet may benefit the general public.”
Greene’s office did not immediately return a request for comment.
The 18-year-old Rittenhaus has been charged with shooting Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Hoover, injuring Gaiji Grosskreutz, and possessing dangerous weapons. He pleaded not guilty to all charges.His trial Set in November..
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