Rittenhouse Trial: 6 Strong Moments From Defense Team In Closing Arguments

Rittenhouse Trial: 6 Strong Moments From Defense Team In Closing Arguments


Defense attorney Mark Richards on Monday evening made his closing arguments before the jury in the double homicide case of his client, 18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse, who has pleaded not guilty to all charges, claiming self-defense.

Here are six of the strongest moments from Richards.

Richards emphasized to the jury the case is “political,” and his client is the scapegoat. 

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“Ladies and gentlemen this is a political case,” the defense attorney said, CBS News reported. “We can take politics out of it, as in Democrat and Republican, but the district attorney’s office is marching forward with this case because they need somebody to be responsible. They need somebody to put and say, we did it, he’s the person who brought terror to Kenosha.”

“Kyle Rittenhouse is not that individual,” Richards

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