WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump says he met with Kyle Rittenhouse after the teen was found not guilty last week in the fatal shooting of two men and wounding of a third during protests in Kenosha, Wis., last year. Trump told Fox News' Sean Hannity on Tuesday night that Rittenhouse is "really a nice young man” and that he "got to know him a little bit." "He wanted to know if he could come over and say hello," Trump said. "He was a fan, unlike the other guy." Rittenhouse, from Antioch, Illinois, was cleared on all five charges related to his actions on Aug. 25 of last year during protests over the shooting of a Black man, Jacob Blake, by a white Kenosha police officer. The now-18-year-old was charged with reckless homicide in the slaying of Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and intentional homicide in the death of Anthony Huber, 26. He also faced a charge of attempted intentional homicide for severely wounding Gaige Grosskreutz, a 27-year-old paramedic from suburban Milwaukee who was there that nigh . . . read the full article here.
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DATE: 26, 36, year-old, last week, last year, 27-year-old, one quarter of a, Aug. 25 of last year
TIME: Tuesday night
ORDINAL: third, second
CARDINAL: two, five