Latest twist in Jussie Smollett-case ‘has to hurt your confidence” in the judiciary: Ben Domenech

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The shocking announcement that the 16 criminal charges previously, against the “Empire” – had dropped actor Jussie Smollett, increasingly many people have proposed negative assumptions about the criminal justice system in the United States, the Federalist publisher Ben Domenech on Tuesday.

Earlier in the day, the Cook County (Ill.) State ‘s Attorney’ s office, said that, while Smollett was not acquitted because they are sealed allegedly staging a hate-crime, which was rejected his claim and the evidence remained. In remarks to reporters, Smollett, maintained his innocence, telling the world that he was “honest” since the first day.


While on Tuesday the All-Star panel segment, weighed in on Fox News’ “special report with Bret Baier” Domenech-along with “The Next Revolution” host Steve Hilton and the cook report national editor Amy Walter — and on the consequences of the dramatic plot twist in the Smollett case.


“This is a situation, which is said to damage their faith in the judicial system,” Domenech the panel. “The truth is that, in this context, I think in Chicago, in the Illinois context, this is a kind of battle between Kim Foxx, who had to recuse themselves from their position in this investigation to the State Attorney’s office and the Chicago Police Department.

“I think that was clearly something that the internal politics played a role,” he continued. “Keep in mind that 18 people were killed with guns in Chicago during the time this investigation was going to wear with the resources that could otherwise have been [brought up] to that.”

Domenech added that Smollett is not “out of the woods” just yet on the Federal investigation into the threatening letter that he reportedly sent to yourself.

Walter insisted that no one is “surprised” that the rich and well-connected people “get away with things” that the poor and not-well-connected people.


Hilton saw a connection between the Smollett case, and Special Counsel Robert Müller Russia is investigation.

“Regardless of the facts here, the people are invested said in a narration,” Hilton. “They believe what they want to believe. It is a story that you tell, and you want to hold on to it regardless of the facts-and was fueled by some of these details leaked out over time.

“As in trump, and Russia, regardless of what you saw in the Müller report, and I think people still, all day long, the happened, the President agreed. So I think it speaks to the way people want to believe, regardless of the facts.”

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