“I’ve already paid my debt for something I did 25 years ago,” Riddleberger told WRAL, the North Carolina TV station that first surfaced his criminal past shortly after the dating site launched on Feb. It’s unclear what exactly the Riddlebergers’ role is in the dating site, which says it’s “giving like-minded Americans a chance to meet without the awkwardness that comes with the first conversation about politics.” The conservative-activist couple have been involved in local Republican politics for many years.
Now critics are mocking Riddleberger on Twitter, though some said they were not exactly surprised by the revelation that he has a child sex conviction.
Patti says: ‘The church where I was serving was in a small community, and Chris was a part of our church.geared toward supporters of the president were greeted with the faces of Jodi and William Barrett Riddleberger, conservative activists involved in the Tea Party-inspired political action committee, Conservatives for Guilford County. State records show Riddleberger was convicted in 1995 on the charge stemming from filming sex with a 15-year-old girl. He told WRAL-TV that he's "already paid (his) debt" for that charge. As of Tuesday morning, the site trump.dating now features a different couple.A North Carolina man who was the face of a new dating site for Trump supporters was convicted in 1995 on a felony charge stemming from filming sex with a 15-year-old girl. A photo of Barrett Riddleberger and his wife, Jodi, was featured prominently on the homepage of Trump.Chris is a young man, and actually introducing Lexi to Chris was just them getting to know each other in a small rural community.There weren’t a whole lot of young people around.’ Chris says it was love at first sight when they met, and Lexi already knew that he was a convicted sex offender.Barrett Riddleberger is featured on the front page of a new dating site for fans of Trump.According to the Associated Press, Riddleberger, a North Carolina man, was found guilty of indecent liberties with a child. A perv for pervs https://t.co/v Dlzm42OL9 — ☇Riot Womenn☇ (@riotwomennn) February 20, 2018 Trump.But Chris is also a convicted sex offender, who lives in an isolated community in Florida populated by other offenders, as strict laws prevent them from living less than 2,500 feet away from places where children congregate.At 19, Chris and his then-girlfriend of three months were sat in a car together in a park when a police officer approached and asked them for ID.Dating has also come under fire for allowing users to register only as a “straight man” or “straight woman,” and for a feature that allows users to select “happily married” or “unhappily married” as a status.Riddleberger claims the latter feature was a mistake that is being fixed.