Kyle Rittenhouse to sue Biden campaign for calling him a white supremacist

The attorney representing Kyle Rittenhouse after the Kenosha shooting announced plans to sure Joe Biden and the campaign for libel on his client’s behalf after Biden shared a video that appears to suggest the teenager is a White supremacist. Fox News reported.

Lin Wood, Rittenhouse’s civil attorney, confirmed to Fox News on Wednesday his intention to sue the former vice president and his campaign on his client’s behalf, just hours after Biden posted the 50-second clip to Twitter.

Rittenhouse’s attorney tweeted the following:

After Biden’s video was released on Wednesday, Wood announced his intention to sue and demanded a retraction. “He falsely accused a 17-year old boy & prejudiced Kyle’s legal rights,” he wrote in one of a series of tweets. Fox News reported

Kyle Rittenhouse is charged with first-degree intentional homicide in for the deaths of Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber, during a night of violent riots in Kenosha on August 25. He is also charged with wounding a third demonstrator, Gaige Grosskreutz.

Kyles Legal team has taken the position that he acted in self-defense that evening and The Anti-Defamation League previously told CBS News that hey had found no connection between Rittenhouse and any extremist or white supremacist groups.

What happened that night?

Last month Fox News released a video showing the events as they unfolded from different points of view. The video footage could support the claim that the 17-year-old was being attacked by demonstrators and acted in self-defense.

The footage, provided by a nonprofit organization affiliated with Rittenhouse’s defense attorney, was shown on “Tucker Carlson Tonight” Tuesday and raises questions about the events that led up to the Aug. 28 shooting. Fox News Reported.

“The footage shows Rittenhouse running with a fire extinguisher. Rosenbaum appears and appears to chase after Rittenhouse when a single gunshot is fired. A surrounded Rittenhouse squeezed four shots in Rosenbaum’s direction. Seconds later, three additional shots were reportedly fired by an unknown shooter. One bullet grazed Rosenbaum’s head while another penetrated his right groin, his left thigh, and his back.”

“Kyle Rittenhouse fired four shots initially that night,” Carlson observed. “Another four were fired. We still don’t know who fired them, no one else has been arrested or charged.”