Skip to comments.Facing an FBI and DoJ investigation of Smollett case, Kim Foxx is panicking and changing her story
Posted on 03/29/2019 9:53:04 AM PDT by amorphous
The fate of the higher-ups who pulled the strings to get Jussie Smollett off the hook is now in the hands of a dummy who is panicking.
The venerable political machine that runs the most corrupt big city in America, the very city who gave us the presidency of Barack Obama, is erupting in a political civil war over a case that has riveted the attention of the public. What makes this story a beacon of hope for reform-minded populists is that the fate of the rascals is now in the hands of an incompetent public official who has outraged the public with obvious corruption of justice, and who is now panicking and making huge mistakes because the walls are starting to close in on her.
President Trump this morning confirmed an earlier report by ABC Chicago and promised that the FBI and DoJ will review the Smollett case:
FBI & DOJ to review the outrageous Jussie Smollett case in Chicago. It is an embarrassment to our Nation! Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 28, 2019
(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...
Friend of the Kenyanesian Usurper.
Best “get out of jail free” card ever.
Odungo did it for more than 9 years ( changing stories)...not surprising..
I’m confident that the only reason Tina Tchen wanted Kim Foxx to contact her at the airport was to talk about their grandchildren.
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Now we know why Rahm is telling President Trump back away from this travesty. Also, of course Rahm is blaming President Trump for this Fake Hate Crime by his buddy!
Rahm Emanuel blames Trump for Jussie Smollett controversy, creating ‘toxic environment’, tells him to ‘sit on the sidelines’
Trump tweets FBI, DOJ will review Jussie Smollett case
CHICAGO Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Thursday emphatically urged President Trump to butt out of the ongoing drama over embattled “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett as he blamed him for creating a “toxic environment” where someone would allegedly fabricate such an attack.
My recommendation is the president go to Opening Day baseball, sit on the sidelines and stay out of this,” Emanuel told a group of reporters.
The mayor called Chicago a “Trump-free zone” and blamed the president for creating a “toxic” and “hate-filled” environment that allowed Smollett to think he could get away with faking a hate crime.
TRUMP SAYS DOJ, FBI TO REVIEW OUTRAGEOUS DECISION TO DROP CHARGES IN JUSSIE SMOLLETT CASE
Let me be clear about something. The only reason Jussie Smollett thought he could take advantage of a hoax about a hate crime is because of the environment, the toxic environment that Donald Trump created, Emanuel said.
This is a president who drew a moral equivalency between people who are trying to perpetuate bigotry and those who are trying to fight bigotry.
More Rahm trash talk at link below.
AFAIK, there is nothing AT ALL improper about reaching out to a prosecutor to explain the circumstances of an action for which you have been arrested. In fact, you’d better do that. Is the issue here that Kim Foxx is the wrong person to have contacted and that Tina Tchen is someone who should’ve known better than to reach out to Foxx?
Don’t panic, DA Foxx! Just say that two white attorneys in MAGA hats made the decision to let Smollett go.
Yep. And Big Daddy came through with the payoff.
“We have concerns about the police investigation of our relative’s crime.”
“You do? Well I like you, so okay, I’ll make it go away.”
The new USA...?
IPBA STATEMENT ON JUSSIE SMOLLETT CASE DISMISSAL
Illinois Prosecutors Bar Association ^ | 28 Mar 2019 2:49 PM | Lee Roupas, President, IPBA
FR Posted on 3/29/2019 by FreedomPoster
The Illinois Prosecutors Bar Association serves as the voice for nearly 1,000 front line prosecutors across the State who work tirelessly towards the pursuit of justice. The events of the past few days regarding the Cook County States Attorneys handling of the Jussie Smollett case is not condoned by the IPBA, nor is it representative of the honest ethical work prosecutors provide to the citizens of the State of Illinois on a daily basis.
The manner in which this case was dismissed was abnormal and unfamiliar to those who practice law in criminal courthouses across the State. Prosecutors, defense attorneys, and judges alike do not recognize the arrangement Mr. Smollett received. Even more problematic, the States Attorney and her representatives have fundamentally misled the public on the law and circumstances surrounding the dismissal.
The public has the right to know the truth, and we set out to do that here.
When an elected States Attorney recuses herself from a prosecution, Illinois law provides that the court shall appoint a special prosecutor. See 55 ILCS 5/3-9008(a-15).
Typically, the special prosecutor is a neighboring States Attorney, the Attorney General, or the State Appellate Prosecutor. Here, the States Attorney kept the case within her office and thus never actually recused herself as a matter of law.
Additionally, the Cook County States Attorneys office falsely informed the public that the uncontested sealing of
the criminal court case was mandatory under Illinois law. This statement is not accurate. To the extent the case was even eligible for an immediate seal, that action was discretionary, not mandatory, and only upon the proper filing of a petition to seal. See 20 ILCS 2630/5.2(g)(2). For seals not subject to Section 5.2(g)(2), the process employed in this case by the States Attorney effectively denied law enforcement agencies of legally required Notice (See 20 ILCS 2630/5.2(d)(4)) and the legal opportunity to object to the sealing of the file (See 20 ILCS 2630/5.2(d)(5)). The States Attorney not only declined to fight the sealing of this case in court, but then provided false information to the public regarding it.
The appearance of impropriety here is compounded by the fact that this case was not on the regularly scheduled court call, the public had no reasonable notice or opportunity to view these proceedings, and the dismissal was done abruptly at what has been called an emergency hearing. To date, the nature of the purported emergency has not been publicly disclosed. The sealing of a court case immediately following a hearing where there was no reasonable notice or opportunity for the public to attend is a matter of grave public concern and undermines the very foundation of our public court system.
Lastly, the States Attorney has claimed this arrangement is available to all defendants and not a new or unusual practice. There has even been an implication it was done in accordance with a statutory diversion program. These statements are plainly misleading and inaccurate. This action was highly unusual, not a statutory diversion program, and not in accordance with well accepted practices of States Attorney initiated diversionary programs. The IPBA supports diversion programs, and recognizes the many benefits they provide to the community, the defendant and to the prosecuting agency. Central to any diversion program, however, is that the defendant must accept responsibility. To be clear here, this simply was not a deferred prosecution.
Prosecutors must be held to the highest standard of legal ethics in the pursuit of justice. The actions of the Cook County States Attorney have fallen woefully short of this expectation. Through the repeated misleading and deceptive statements to the public on Illinois law and circumstances surrounding the Smollett dismissal, the States Attorney has failed in her most fundamental ethical obligations to the public. The IPBA condemns these actions.
This irregular arrangement was an affront to prosecutors across the State, the Chicago Police Department, victims of hate crimes, and the people of the City of Chicago and Cook County. We strongly encourage our members and the public to review the National District Attorneys Associations statement on prosecutorial best practices in high profile cases.
Lee Roupas President, Illinois Prosecutors Bar Association
Not white privilege.
Smells like ‘collusion’ to me!..........................
While the term “recusal” was used when it was announced she was stepping away from the Smollett case, a Foxx spokeswoman said, “it was a colloquial use of the term rather than in its legal sense.”
Maybe the rats can use that with regard to “collusion”. Maybe they only meant it in the colloquial use.
The fools used email.
“...is now in the hands of an incompetent public official..”
“Incompetent” is being generous.
Post Turtle Deluxe.
Should be disbarred, fired and never heard from again....ever.
Better, yet, jailed.
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