“Self-defense, that’s impossible,” John Huber, father of Anthony, said during a video court hearing.
“He had already killed a guy and tried to run. My son was a hero. He tried to stop him. He was a hero. Anyone who says otherwise is dead wrong, including the president. How dare he,” Huber added.
Trump declined to denounce Rittenhouse in late August after the fatal incident, saying the teenager was “very violently attacked”and “probably would have been killed” himself if he hadn’t fired his gun.