The extremist Republican was instantly reminded on Twitter of an identical invoice she voted towards earlier this yr which was handed and awarded Congress’ highest honor to the U.S. Capitol Police officers who risked their lives through the lethal Jan. 6 riot.
Rittenhouse claimed self-defense within the capturing deaths of two males and wounding of one other throughout protests in Wisconsin final yr. He was acquitted of all costs on Friday.
QAnon adherent Greene joined the right-wing lionization of the 18-year-old along with her marketing campaign.
Rittenhouse “deserves to be remembered as a hero who defended his community, protected businesses, and acted lawfully in the face of lawlessness,” she instructed The Hill on Wednesday.
The invoice is unlikely to advance, nonetheless, given Democratic management of each the House and the Senate.