THE NEW YORK TIMES – On March 25, Mr. Smollett’s lawyer, Patricia Holmes, emailed proposed language for the state’s attorney’s office to use when announcing in court that it would be dropping the case. Ms. Holmes suggested that prosecutors say that Mr. Smollett is a “dedicated citizen of Chicago who volunteers and contributes regularly in the Chicago area community.
BBC NEWS – The office of Cook County State’s Attorney Kimberly Foxx said in a statement: “After reviewing all of the facts and circumstances of the case, including Mr Smollett’s volunteer service in the community and agreement to forfeit his bond to the City of Chicago, we believe this outcome is a just disposition and appropriate resolution to this case.”
Chicago police release nearly 500 pages of the Jussie Smollett case documents on judge’s order; reaction and analysis on ‘The Five.’ “See video below.
My love for politics is unusual because I don't love it for the same reasons a lot of people do. I love politics because it challenges me. For me, being involved in politics isn't about having an opinion about every issue. It is about learning both sides of each issue and being fascinated by them. There are very few political issues that I have strong opinions on. The rest I either have yet to educate myself on or I understand both sides and have yet to choose which one I agree with.
President Trump and Barack Obama We’re about to see the other side of the coin as Republican lawmakers are shifting their attention from the just concluded Mueller investigation to investigating Obama-era officials and their actions during the 2016 election.
During a July phone call, Trump asked Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky to launch a corruption probe into a political rival, Joe Biden, and his son Hunter Biden, though there is no known evidence that the pair did anything wrong. But Democrats are using this call a means to carry out a coup against Trump. Now, former GOP […]
Kim Foxx and Jussie Smollet After weeks of confusion surrounding “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett’s claim that he was attacked by two men in Chicago, the Cook County State’s Attorney’s office confirmed to Fox News that it would not be prosecuting the star. Smollett was indicted on 16 felony counts in connection to his Chicago attack […]