Defense Attorney Mark Richards said Monday that if he were to offer advice to his client, Illinois teenager Kyle Rittenhouse, it would be to “change his name and start his life over.”
Richards spoke with Fox News host Martha MacCallum about the trial, Rittenhouse’s acquittal on all the charges against him, and the people who he believed were coming out of the woodwork to use the trial to advance personal or political causes.
MacCallum asked Richards to address the fact that several Republicans in Congress had suggested the possibility that Rittenhouse would make a good intern — something that Richards had already publicly condemned.
“A lot of people want to use Kyle for their own means. I think the way that Rittenhouse name right now has trended on