CNN's Cuomo: Rittenhouse Acquittal 'Justified' - We Should Want an Acquittal Under These Circumstances 'No Matter Who the Defendant Is'

CNN's Cuomo: Rittenhouse Acquittal 'Justified' – We Should Want an Acquittal Under These Circumstances 'No Matter Who the Defendant Is'


On Friday, CNN host Chris Cuomo stated that while he disagrees with Wisconsin law, the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict was “justified by the law and the facts here,” and responded to arguments that a black person who did what Rittenhouse did would have been convicted by stating that the argument shouldn’t be, “he should have been found guilty because other people would wrongfully have been found guilty under this laws and facts, and you should say, we want this outcome no matter who the defendant is.”

Cuomo said, “You know you’re going to have people saying if he was black, this would be different, right? Because we’re dealing with systemic injustice right now, and even though this verdict, I believe is justified by the law and

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