Cawthorn Exults In Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict: “You Have A Right To Defend Yourself: Be Armed, Be Dangerous”

The Independent reports:

North Carolina Representative Madison Cawthorn on Friday celebrated the acquittal of Kenosha shooter Kyle Rittenhouse by telling supporters to be ‘armed’ and ‘dangerous’.

In a video filmed in his vehicle – accompanied by a message telling the Mr Rittenhouse to contact him for a Capitol Hill internship – the 26-year-old freshman congressman jubilantly declared: “Kyle Rittenhouse is not guilty, my friends”.

“You have a right to defend yourself – be armed, be dangerous, and be moral,” Mr Cawthorn added. The first-term Republican has distinguished himself with a litany of statements threatening or celebrating violence during his short time in office.

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