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Did Rittenhouse act in self-defense? This is what Trump thinks
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During a press conference before his trip to Wisconsin, Trump appeared to back the theory that the teen shooter in Kenosha was acting in self-defense while protecting property during the riots.
Rittenhouse has been arrested and charged in the incident, though his lawyers contend that he was acting lawfully when he fatally shot two people.
A debate is raging, even among conservatives, about right-leaning groups showing up armed during riots. There are concerns that the response can escalate an already dangerous situation.
Will Trump’s comments help him or hurt him with his base?
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This has been John W Denton for The Local Conservative
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