Marjorie Taylor Greene introduced a bill on Wednesday that would award Kyle Rittenhouse the congressional gold medal for 'protecting the community of Kenosha'.
The jury in Rittenhouse's case found the 18-year-old innocent on all counts after he shot three people – killing two – in self defense during a Black Lives Matter riot in Wisconsin last year.
The text of the HR6070 reads it is intended '[t]o award a Congressional Gold Medal to Kyle H. Rittenhouse, who protected the community of Kenosha, Wisconsin, during a Black Lives Matter (BLM) riot on August 25, 2020.'
If awarded, which there is little chance, this would give Rittenhouse the same medal as the cops who protected the Capitol during the January 6 attack and the troops killed in Kabul.
The ruling in Rittenhouse's case was highly controversial as progressives deem it proof the criminal justice system is