Marjorie Taylor Green co-sponsored a bill to give shooter Kyle Rittenhouse a medal in Congress

Republican Congressman Marjorie Taylor Green introduced a bill to grant Congressional Gold Medal to me Kyle Rittenhouse, who was acquitted of last week’s murder.

Rittenhouse went from facing life imprisonment to being a poster boy for the political right. He’s met Donald Trump at Mar-a-Lago, interviewed Tucker Carlson, and potentially got an internship with Florida Republican actor Matt Gates … now he has a nomination for the Legislature’s highest honor.

The wording of the bill on rewarding the teenager states that “community fever Kenosha, Wisconsin, during a Black Lives Matter Movement (BLM) riots.”

The gesture will likely be symbolic, as two-thirds of the House and Senate members must sign the Congressional Gold Medal.

Previous winners of the award are Winston Churchill, Jesse Owens, Mother Teresa, George WashingtonNelson Mandela and the Capitol Building police For their part in the January 6 rebellion.

Mr Rittenhouse shot and killed two men, and wounded another in August 2020 during protests in Kenosha after police shot Jacob Blake. The jury found Rittenhouse acting in self-defense on a night of protest.

President Biden said in a message White House statement after judgment. “I ran on a promise to bring Americans together, because I believe that what unites us is far greater than what divides us. I know we will not heal the wounds of our country overnight, but I remain steadfast in my commitment to do everything in my power to ensure that every American is treated equally, with fairness and dignity. , according to law “.

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