"Maybe I wouldn't have put myself in that situation, who knows. But we all do stupid things at 17.”
The attorney general claimed Blake was "committing a felony" and that states that expand vote-by-mail are "reckless and dangerous."
Even Laura Ingraham called Trump's claims a "conspiracy theory."
President Trump justified the alleged killer's actions on the eve of a visit this week to Kenosha, Wisconsin.
"The city was on fire, and we need healing, not a barrel of gasoline rolling in," the lieutenant governor said.
"Do you seriously wonder, Mr. President, why this is the first time in decades that America has seen this level of violence?" asked the visibly angry mayor of Portland.
"He is paralyzed and can't walk and they have him cuffed to the bed,” his uncle said. “Why?"
Rusten Sheskey is a 7-year veteran of the department who has been placed on administrative leave after shooting Blake several times in the back.
The goal: Scaring enough Americans to buy himself and Trump another four years in power.
Police arrested Kyle Rittenhouse, a onetime police cadet, whose social media accounts indicated an affinity for the "Back the Blue" movement.
“We were all chanting ‘Black Lives Matter’ at the gas station and then we heard, boom, boom, and I told my friend, that’s not fireworks.”