The hardline Republican immediately recalled on Twitter a similar bill she voted against earlier this year, which passed and bestowed Congress’s highest honor on U.S. Capitol Police officers who risked their lives in the deadly January 6 riot.
Rittenhouse has claimed self-defense in the shooting deaths of two men and the injuries of another during protests in Wisconsin last year. He was acquitted of all charges on Friday.
QAnon member Greene has joined the 18-year-old’s right-wing lionization with her campaign.
Rittenhouse “deserves to be remembered as a hero who stood up for his community, protected businesses and acted legally in the face of lawlessness,” she told The Hill on Wednesday.
However, the bill is unlikely to move forward, given Democratic control of the House and Senate.
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