After a few long days, jury Kyle Rittenhouse reached their unanimous verdict; not guilty of all 5 crimes.
Shortly after the verdict was announced, Biden told reporters Friday afternoon that he stood by the jury.
Biden said he ‘just heard a little while ago’ about the verdict, and he ‘didn’t watch the trial, which featured clashes between prosecutors and defense attorneys and the testimony of the alleged teenager in an incident. Facts were cable gavel-to-gavel news.
‘I stand with the jury as the jury system has concluded. The jury system works and you have to follow it,’
A short time later, however, the White House issued a written statement to Biden about the Rittenhouse affair, this time with social justice implications.
“While the Kenosha verdict will make many Americans feel angry and concerned, myself included, we must acknowledge that the jury has its say. I fulfill my promise to bring Americans together because I believe that what unites us is far greater than what divides us. I know we won’t be able to heal our country overnight, but I remain steadfast in my commitment to do everything in my power to ensure that every American is treated equally. , justice and dignity under the law”.
“I urge everyone to express their views peacefully, in accordance with the rule of law. Violence and destruction of property have no place in our democracy. The White House and federal authorities have contacted Governor [Tony] Evers“office to prepare for any outcome in this case, and I spoke to the governor this afternoon and offer assistance and any assistance needed to ensure public safety.”
Read the full statement here:
Biden makes statement on Rittenhouse before he leaves the White House for a turkey pardon
“While the Kenosha verdict will make many Americans feel angry and concerned, myself included, we must acknowledge that the jury has its say.” pic.twitter.com/WM4OhgPNga
– Charlie Spiering (@charliespiering) November 19, 2021
Republican lawmakers and other officials are asking for Biden apologizes to Rittenhouse for associating him with the following white supremacy Wisconsin the jury’s not guilty verdict.
Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR) said: ‘Joe Biden needs to publicly apologize to Kyle Rittenhouse,’ in a statement shortly after the ruling was announced.
For many Americans, the verdict was justifiable, and Joe’s overturning in his first reaction to the version of the administration written to him was unsettling, divisive, but unsettling. surprising.
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