Trump lawyer threatens to sue Kyle Rittenhouse attorney for calling him an 'idiot'

Trump lawyer threatens to sue Kyle Rittenhouse attorney for calling him an 'idiot'
Lin Wood in the Oval Office. (Official White House photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

Trump "stop the steal" lawyer Lin Wood, who once represented Kyle Rittenhouse, is threatening to sue the Kenosha shooter's current attorney after he called Wood an "idiot" on CNN on Friday night.

As we reported, Rittenhouse defense attorney Mark Richards ripped into Wood, accusing him of treating his client like a cash cow — and allowing him to languish in jail for fundraising reasons — during an appearance on Cuomo Prime Time.

"You know, Lin Wood and I went head to head and you know, he'll probably sue me for it, but he's an idiot who let him [Rittenhouse] talk to The Washington Post while he was under charges for murder," Richards said at one point in the interview with host Chris Cuomo.

On Saturday, Wood sent a message to Richards disputing his claims.

"You publicly stated in an interview on CNN that I was an idiot. False, I am not," Wood wrote, before blaming another right-wing former Rittenhouse attorney, John Pierce, for allowing Rittenhouse to speak with the Washington Post, among other decisions.

"You should be ashamed of denigrating me and #FightBack for our legal and good faith efforts to help Kyle," Wood wrote. "Demand is hereby made that you immediately retract and correct your false accusations against me. If you do not do so, I will prove that you are right on one point you made on CNN - I will sue you."

Read the full message below, and watch Richards' CNN interview.

Defense Attorney For Kyle Rittenhouse, Mark Richards Speaks On The

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