Gaetz (R-Fla.) told Newsmax on Wednesday he believes Rittenhouse — who faces life in prison if convicted on the most serious count against him — should walk free after fatally shooting two men in Kenosha, Wisconsin, during protests last year.
“He is not guilty. He deserves a not guilty verdict and I sure hope he gets it because you know what, Kyle Rittenhouse would probably make a pretty good congressional intern,” Gaetz said.
“We may reach out to him and see if he’d be interested in helping the country in additional ways.”
The congressman has previously said publicly