Defending Kenosha Gunman, Trump said his life was in danger


President Donald Trump on Monday sided with a 17-year-old man accused of killing two people during a rally in Kenosha, Wisconsin, saying the gunman was trying to escape and if he did not open fire, if it had happened, the protesters would have killed them.

Defending Kenosha Gunman, Trump said his life was in danger


On Tuesday, Trump will visit Kenosha, the site of a protest against police brutality and racism, while Jacob Blake, a 29-year-old black man, was, shot seven times by police and paralyzed on August 23. ۔

On the third night of the protest, 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse shot dead three protesters, two of them with a rifle.

"He was trying to run away from them ... and then he fell and then they beat him up a lot," Trump said in a briefing. "I think he was in big trouble ... maybe he would have been killed."

Ratin House has been charged’ with two counts of first-degree murder and one count of attempted murder as an individual, and his lawyer has said he intends to argue in his defense.

The president of the republic, who has made law and order a major theme of his re-election campaign, has refused to condemn the violence by his supporters and has been criticized by "left-wing" protesters. The riots and anarchy were declared’ null and void.

Former Democratic Vice President Joe Biden, who opposed Trump in the Nov. 3 election, accused the president of using his rhetoric to stop the violence, and insisted that riots and looting were rampant. Legal action should be taken’ against him.

"Tonight, the president refuses to reprimand the violence. He will not deny any of his supporters who have been accused’ of killing him because of attacks on others. He is very weak, and he It also fears the hatred that has pushed it to end, Biden said in a statement.

Trump suggested that if Biden won and accused the former vice president of surrendering to a left-wing mob, the violence would escalate. "In America, we will never surrender to mob rule, because if mob rule, democracy is really dead," Trump said.

A new wave of nationwide protests has erupted over the shooting of 29-year-old Blake in front of his three children in Lake Kenosha, a white town of about 100,000 people on Lake Michigan.

Video footage sparked a summer of protests, in which a Minneapolis police officer was seen’ kneeling on the neck of a black man, George Floyd, for about nine minutes. Floyd later died, and the fired officer has since been charged’ with murder.

White House spokeswoman Kelly McKinney told reporters that Trump planned to review the damage in Kenosha and meet with business owners, so he blocked calls from some states and local leaders to leave the trip. Gone

Trump said he would not meet with Blake's family.

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