Linwood “Woody” Michael Kaine, the 24-year-old son of United State Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s 2016 running mate, was arrested Saturday as he attempted to disrupt a rally supporting President Donald Trump at the Minnesota State Capitol.
Kaine was released from Ramsey County jail on Tuesday morning. The Sheriff’s Office said he was arrested with four others on suspicion of second-degree riot.
His father and St. Paul native, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, released a Tuesday night statement through a spokesperson: t
“We love that our three children have their own views and concerns about current political issues. They fully understand the responsibility to express those concerns peacefully.”
Law enforcement officials indicate a sixth person was cited for disorderly conduct after the “March 4 Rally” when the group attempted to disrupt Trump supporters with chants, whistles, and air horns in the Capitol rotunda in St. Paul.
A Carleton College graduate Kaine was part of the antagonists who allegedly set off a smoke bomb.Although no charges were filed, St. Paul City Attorney Samuel Clark is reviewing the case.
Tim Kaine and his wife Anne Houlton, have two other children, son Nat and daughter Anella. Nat Kaine is serving as a Marine overseas.
“On Saturday afternoon, several hundred Trump supporters showed up at the Capitol for a permitted rally billed as the “March 4 Trump,” one of several held around the country,” reported the Twin Cities Pioneer Press. “The Minnesota State Patrol estimated the crowds at 400 Trump supporters and 50 counter-demonstrators.”
Police also arrested Jonathan Adams, 25, of Minneapolis; Glenn Kimball, 22, of Minneapolis; Isabell Kimball, 26, of Minneapolis and Haley Ryan, 23, of Webster, Minn., on suspicion of riot as an anti-Trump group who disrupted a pro-President Trump rally.