Tuesday, 19 November, 2019

Chicago's top prosecutor subpoenaed in Jussie Smollett case

Donald Trump Calls Jussie Smollett A Disgrace Trump attacks Jussie Smollett case as a 'disgrace to our nation'
Lora Ball | 01 May, 2019, 03:42

During a campaign rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin on Saturday night, Donald Trump called Jussie Smollett a "third-rate actor" whose highly-publicized case was a "disgrace to our Nation".

Foxx has been harshly criticized ever since her office dismissed all 16 counts against Smollett over the alleged "attack".

Judge Sheila O'Brien has subpoenaed Chicago's top prosecutor Kim Foxx to appear in court for a hearing over her handling of the "Empire" actor's case which sparked headlines around the world.

O'Brien charged that Foxx's handling of the case was "plagued with irregularity".

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Foxx's top deputy, Joseph Magats, was also subpoenaed, and another document requested that Smollett appears at the hearing, the report said.

She then said Trump joined a lot of Chicagoans who are "outraged" over how the Smollett case was handled.

Jussie allegedly paid two Nigerian-American men $3,500 to attack him after he sent a hateful note to himself and it didn't get the attention he wanted. She has previously defended her decision to drop the charges and said she welcomes the investigation.

And she wants the original documents in the criminal case to "assure" the public "that they have not been altered or destroyed and will not be destroyed throughout this case", the Sun-Times reported.

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