Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene Introduces Bill To Grant Kyle Rittenhouse Congressional Gold Medal

Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all charges for fatally shooting two people and wounding a third during a protest in Wisconsin last year, and now a right-wing lawmaker wants to award him a Congressional Gold medal.
On November 17th, the United States Capitol is seen from the House Steps. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc.

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The bill states that Rittenhouse should be given the honor because of his actions during the "Black Lives Matter riot" last year.

The bill will not be passed because it will need to be co-sponsored by at least two-thirds of the House, which is currently controlled by Democrats.

During his trial, he defended Rittenhouse, saying he was more of a man than those attacking him on social media and that he was one of the good ones.

The Washington Post reported that a rep for Gaetz told them that Rittenhouse would get a big head during his internship if he received the Congressional Gold medal.

The key background.

The jury found Rittenhouse not guilty of intentional homicide and reckless homicide for the deaths of two men who were killed in a protest. Rittenhouse came to the area with a rifle and a medic kit, but prosecutors argued that he provoked the violence by carrying a rifle. Conservatives like Sen. Ron Johnson applauded the jury's decision to acquit Rittenhouse, while liberals criticized it.

Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty.

The man is James. The Rittenhouse trial was the subject of a book by Marjorie Taylor Greene.

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