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U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., just recently introduced an expense requiring Kyle Rittenhouse to get the Congressional Gold Medal, according to reports. The award is the highest honor bestowed by Congress. Recent recipients have actually consisted of law enforcement officers who responded to Januarys U.S. Capitol Riot and the 13 U.S. service members eliminated in a terrorist attack in Afghanistan during the summer. Rittenhouse was acquitted this month on murder charges after he killed 2 individuals and injured a 3rd during a Black Lives Matter protest and riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin, over the cops shooting of Jacob Blake last year. His defense successfully argued that Ritttenhouse acted in self-defense. Greenes expense would honor Rittenhouse, 18, for protecting the “community of Kenosha, Wisconsin, during a Black Lives Matter (BLM) riot,” according to The Washington Post. KYLE RITTENHOUSE INTERVIEWED BY TUCKER CARLSON, RECOUNTS KENOSHA RIOTS, REACTS TO MEDIA PORTRAYAL OF TRIAL The costs is likely symbolic and not likely to prosper because Democrats manage both your home of Representatives and the Senate. Bills for Congressional Gold Medals have actually to be co-sponsored by two-thirds of both chambers, according to the Post. The costs didnt have any co-sponsors yet as of Friday..
U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene introduced legislation on Tuesday to honor Kyle Rittenhouse with the Congressional Gold Medal.
( Associated Press/Getty Images) Rittenhouse has actually ended up being a divisive figure– with Republicans praising him for protecting services from rioters and Democrats claiming his actions were unjustified despite his not guilty verdict. Greene and other House Republicans like U.S. Reps. Lauren Boebert of Colorado and Matt Gaetz of Florida have actually likewise recommended they would want Rittenhouse to intern in their offices. Rittenhouse even consulted with previous President Trump previously today. Retweeting an image of Trump with Rittenhouse at Mar-a-Lago, Greene called them “Two males I considerably appreciate.” ” We must constantly promote our Constitution, protect our 2A, & & stop our enemies who hate them,” she added.Joel Valdez, a Gaetz spokesman, told the Post, “We are concerned that granting Kyle with a Congressional Gold Medal will provide him a big head throughout the internship with our office.” CLICK ON THIS LINK TO GET THE FOX NEWS APPRittenhouses acquittal prompted demonstrations throughout the country last weekend. Past recipients of the medal include George Washington, Winston Churchill, Bob Hope and Martin Luther King Jr..
The award is the highest honor bestowed by Congress. Rittenhouse was acquitted this month on murder charges after he killed 2 people and injured a third throughout a Black Lives Matter protest and riot in Kenosha, Wisconsin, over the police shooting of Jacob Blake last year. Costs for Congressional Gold Medals have to be co-sponsored by two-thirds of both chambers, according to the Post. Greene and other House Republicans like U.S. Reps. Lauren Boebert of Colorado and Matt Gaetz of Florida have actually also recommended they would want Rittenhouse to intern in their workplaces.