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The President calls the deleted hate crime hoax case, a ‘fix’ of the nation. Judge Andrew Napolitano reacts.
President Trump announced Thursday that the FBI and the justice Ministry examine the “outrageous” decision to fees in the Jussie Smollett.
The President weighed in as the controversy mounted in Chicago and across the country over the sudden dismissal of the charges, the “Empire” actor bias-fake, in the midst of widespread speculation about what led happening behind the scenes, to deal with Cook County prosecutors.
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“FBI & DOJ to review the outrageous Jussie Smollett-the case in Chicago. It is a shame for our Nation!” Trump tweeted.
The handling of the case, the political and law enforcement establishment has led, also in the deeper fractures in the Chicago.
With mayor Rahm Emanuel angry about the move, the case will go away, the Chicago police came to swing out on Wednesday, and published the full 61-page investigation report into the alleged hate-crime hoax. The Chicago police were allegedly excluded from the subject of a court decision, that you of the release of further files, even if you are widely available online.
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The publication of the documents came a day after Cook County prosecutors dismissed a 16-count indictment against the actor, saying that they had cut a deal with the TV star to two days of service to the community, and loses his $10,000 bond to the city.
The move made it possible, that Smollett, the attorneys, his criminal case is immediately sealed and wiped clean.
The dismissal of charges, drew a swift reaction from the city, the mayor and the police chief and the question of why Smollett was not forced to admit what they were able to prove that prosecutors had said in court that the entire episode was a publicity stunt.
In a further sign of escalating tensions behind the scenes in the Wake of the decision, an internal E-Mail from the office of the Cook County State’s Attorney Kim Foxx — obtained by Fox News — asked assistant state’s attorneys, to dig for all of the examples on strengths Foxx not claim that the duties fell as unusual or shocking as they seemed.
The E-Mail read, in part, “We are on the search for examples of cases, crime is preferable, where we have entered in (the exercise of) of our choice, to dismiss verbal agreements with the defender, charges against the offender, if certain conditions are met…”
Foxx recused himself from the case in February, however, defended her office provides Smollett, “an alternative enforcement model” in a series of interviews Wednesday.
Fox News’ Barnini Chakraborty contributed to this report.