He attended a Trump rally on January 30, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa.This is Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, an Illinois resident who was just charged with first-degree murder of two people last night in Kenosha, Wisconsin. This teen, whose social media history is full of misogyny and white supremacy, had easy access to an AR-15.— Shannon Watts (@shannonrwatts) August 26, 2020
A close look at his social media accounts and background show a teenager obsessed with law enforcement who also identified as a strong supporter of President Donald Trump and "Blue Lives Matter," a pro–law enforcement movement that evolved in response to Black Lives Matter.
Of course the white supremacist terrorist is a Trump supporter. https://t.co/ly9IOpDmuD— Matt McDermott (@mattmfm) August 26, 2020
On Monday night, Trump gave his national platform to a white man who used an AR-15 to terrorize BLM protesters.— Matt McDermott (@mattmfm) August 26, 2020
On Tuesday night, a white man used an AR-15 to murder two BLM protesters.
But please, carry on praising RNC optics.
Seriously, how is the RNC moving ahead with their programming on the same day a right wing terrorist gunned down innocent protesters on the streets of America?— Matt McDermott (@mattmfm) August 26, 2020
Kenosha Police Chief Miskinis responds to the murder of two protestors by saying it wouldn't have happened if people weren't out after curfew: "I'm not gonna make a great deal of it, BUT ..." pic.twitter.com/GBRo8I5Zka— The Recount (@therecount) August 26, 2020
Today's winner of the "needs to be fired right now" award.— David Liu (@dsliu) August 26, 2020
It should be easier to vote in this country than it is to buy an assault weapon— Ari Berman (@AriBerman) August 26, 2020