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Rittenhouse Prosecutor T. Clair Binger Resigns From DA’s Office, Re-hired 47 Days Later – Where Did He Go?

T. Clair Binger (D) – Kenosha Assistant District Attorney (Pictured With LGBT Star Trek Pin)
(File Photo by Kevin Mathewson, Kenosha County Eye)

Tom Binger (D) was made famous, or infamous, however you look at it, in 2020 and 2021. Binger was the Kyle Rittenhouse prosecutor that lost every single charge levied against Kyle Rittenhouse, a then-17-year-old who killed two men and injured a third in what the jury ruled as self-defense shootings.

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Kenosha County District Attorney Michael Graveley (D) pawned the case off on Binger because Graveley knew that obtaining convictions against Rittenhouse was impossible, and thus, unethical. Ethics rules preclude prosecutors from bringing cases forward that they know they cannot win. Former Deputy District Attorney and now-Judge Angelina Gabriele said it best on a documentary about Mark Jensen:

According to documents obtained by KCE from Binger’s personnel file, he resigned his position as assistant district attorney on March 3, 2023 to “take another legal position.”

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On April 19, 2023, only 46 days later, District Attorney Mike Gravley re-hired Binger to the team, continuing his almost $100,000 salary.

But where was Binger for those 46 days? He won’t say – neither will his boss. Binger doesn’t seem content forking for the Kenosha County District Attorney’s office – in fact, he’s tried to leave many times. Binger was hired by the Kenosha County DA’s office on September 4, 2014.

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Just two years later, Binger ran for Racine County DA in 2016 and lost by a large margin.

In 2018, Binger applied to be a Kenosha County Court Commissioner, and the Kenosha judges rejected his bid.

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In 2019, Binger made an attempt to be appointed by the Racine City Council to be the City’s Municipal Judge. He received zero votes from the elected City Council. Watch his plea to the council below.

KCE is aware or several other attempts to get out of the DA’s office by Binger. It seems that no one wants to employ him, of course with the exception of Michael Graveley. Both share the same lack of integrity, moral character, and ethics.

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KCE reached out to Binger and Graveley, neither democrat responded to a request for clarification.


  • Kevin Mathewson

    Kevin Mathewson is a disciple of Christ, husband and a father to two wonderful children. Mathewson was born and raised in Lake County, IL and worked as a police & fire dispatcher from 2005 to 2010 in Round Lake Beach, IL. Mathewson moved to Kenosha County in 2006, later being elected to the position of Alderman of the 8th District in 2012 and 2016. Mathewson is a private investigator, security contractor, journalist, and photographer. He enjoys spending time with his family, watching movies, camping and boating. His favorite amendment is the second, followed closely by the first. He loves his country and community.


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18 Responses

  1. Someone said he had to leave and get rehired so Mike could get him a bigger salary… check his pay before and after to see if that is true. Some sort of loophole for increasing someone’s salary outside the regular pay structure.

    1. They need to be gone more than just 47 days. That is mainly when you leave and get re-hired after 2-3 years or more.

    2. And these clown howl in courtrooms everyday about ethics and moral character. Lawyers are the outhouse of American society.

  2. I heard he made a profile on that Berg website as Attorney Hard…..but no one really wanted to pay for his videos so he went back to the DA’s office.

  3. I hate this fucker!! “why not just take a “beating” from an angry mob of people, Kyle?” derp derp
    Can’t believe a “professional” put a kid through that 😡

  4. Carli McNeil made the decision to charge Kyle Rittenhouse with murder. And then pawned it off on Clair Binger and disappeared with her boss Gravely. Kenosha County deserves better leadership.

  5. Binger is a total 100% slimeball piece of libtarded dumocratic SHIT!!! He is the poster boy for “LIBTARDED DUMOCRATICS”!!! I’m pretty sure he carries a jar of Vaseline around with him in case of last minute anal sex with his gay pals. Not sure how this slimeball walks around in public or even sleeps at night??? The only way his mommy & daddy could possibly be proud of this piece of shit is if the are Biden lovers!!! I’m not quite sure that I’ve ever despised someone as much as I despise this anal sex loving moron!!!!

  6. T Bag like a STD just keeps coming back . I was amazed to hear he graduated from Michigan Law School. The guy gives other Michigan Grads a bad name .

  7. I am a legal afficionado. I was amazed at the incompetence of Mr. Binger during the Rittenhouse trial. From annoying judge Schroeder, to injecting his sniveling , spineless ideology into a trial where it didn’t belong . Of course his fellow liberal , Michael Gravely threw him under the bus.
    The case against Kyle Rittenhouse may have been unwinnable anyway , but putting Binger and his equally useless sidekick , sealed it’s doom.
    Mr. Binger’s astonishing lack of self awareness ,
    eliminates him from any discussion of successful lawyers. He needed the nearly 2 months to recover from his abject failure . Then Gravely took him back out of feelings of guilt. It pays to have friends in high places…

  8. Little T. Clair is such a a cuck that his ex-wife had an affair on him with a coworker which led to her divorce with little T.

  9. WHY ? Why would you hire this guy back, we all seen him in action he has no regards for the law or a fair trial, , this guy is toxic and does not need to be in the DA office .
    again, Kenosha clean up ate DA office and are public official, do we really want Kenosha known for the corruption. This guy is not good !!!!!!!

  10. I think he was in rehab. No one is talking about it and it’s the right amount of time. Plus with his career tanking I could see he might need a little help.

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