The White House tried to defend President Joe Biden suggesting Kyle Rittenhouse is a white supremacist while calling for calm as the country awaits the verdict in the teenager’s homicide trial.
“What I’m not going to speak to right now is anything about an ongoing trial, or the president’s past comments,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters Monday. “What I can reiterate for you is the president’s view that we shouldn’t have, broadly speaking, vigilantes patrolling our communities with assault weapons.”
Psaki also repeated Biden’s opposition to violent or destructive protests, including “rioting” and “burning” of businesses, after Wisconsin activated its National Guard amid closing arguments.
But the White