He might not be getting off so easy after all.
With all the hubbub surrounding Jussie Smollett and his allegedly staged attack, it was surprising to hear that he had gotten off scot-free this week. After being charged with sixteen counts of filing a false police report, Smollett's criminal case was dropped entirely by the Chicago Police Department, leading many to voice their frustrations online. For the majority of those commenting on the case, it was apparent that Jussie had staged his own hate crime but with the expulsion of his charges from a criminal court, Chicago PD was basically implying that he did nothing illegal. Donald Trump appears to believe that Smollett was in the wrong, agreeing with many others in America, and calling for the FBI and DOJ to re-intervene.
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In a tweet published today, Trump commented on the hectic happenings in Smollett's case, noting that he has told the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice to re-open the search. "It is an embarrassment to our Nation," said the President of the United States after stating that he has called on both parties to review the findings.
Jussie Smollett has been a hot topic for several months, making waves in both the entertainment and political worlds. After his associates reportedly asked Kim Foxx to defend the Empire star, people started to believe that because of his close relations to people in power, Smollett had an easier time getting off without serving any time behind bars. Do you think things will go differently after the review?