Probably the biggest story of the day today has been President Trump’s comments about white supremacists during the debate last night. That was encouraged by the Biden campaign which put out a video on Twitter this morning setting Trump’s comments to images of white supremacists marching in Charlottesville. But as you’ll see, the video also included an image of Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who shot three people in Kenosha, killing two of them:
There’s no other way to put it: the President of the United States refused to disavow white supremacists on the debate stage last night. pic.twitter.com/Q3VZTW1vUV
— Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) September 30, 2020
That clip brought a swift reaction from Lin Wood, an attorney representing Rittenhouse. Wood is the same person who has been representing Nick Sandmann in various defamation lawsuits against media outlets. Today Wood published a series of tweets saying he planned to sue Joe Biden.