The internal document, obtained by NBC News, guided officials toward sympathetic statements about Kyle Rittenhouse.
"Maybe I wouldn't have put myself in that situation, who knows. But we all do stupid things at 17.”
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.
One of the lawyers involved in his defense also represented the St. Louis couple accused of threatening Black Lives Matter protesters with guns and the MAGA-hatted teen who confronted a Native American activist at the Lincoln Memorial.
"The city was on fire, and we need healing, not a barrel of gasoline rolling in," the lieutenant governor said.
"He is paralyzed and can't walk and they have him cuffed to the bed,” his uncle said. “Why?"